History of QVB

The Queen Victoria Building, now affectionately known as the QVB, was founded in 1898, replacing the original Sydney markets on the site. Discover the photographic history of the QVB from the 'Queen Victoria Markets', to the copper clad dome of shopping boutiques today.
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1901: To celebrate Australia's federation, the Queen Victoria Markets was covered with streamers, foliage and flags. #QVB #Sydney

1901: To celebrate Australia's federation, the Queen Victoria Markets was covered with streamers, foliage and flags. #QVB #Sydney

1986: The QVB celebrates its second opening after an 86 million dollar transformation. #QVB #Sydney

1986: The QVB celebrates its second opening after an 86 million dollar transformation. #QVB #Sydney

1938: The Sydney County Council Offices were housed in the QVB. #QVB #Sydney

1938: The Sydney County Council Offices were housed in the QVB. #QVB #Sydney

1988: Royal Visit by Queen Elizabeth II to the QVB. #QVB #Sydney

1988: Royal Visit by Queen Elizabeth II to the QVB. #QVB #Sydney

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