1. Port Dock Railway Station

    The Port Dock Station opened in 1856. It was part of the first government built and owned railway in the British Empire.

    Historical Place | By Adam Paterson, South Australian Maritime Museum

  2. Poverty Corner

    The notorious pick-up at the intersection of Divett and Lipson Streets was known as ‘Poverty Corner’.

    Historical Place | By Adam Paterson, South Australian Maritime Museum

  3. Prince Alfred Sailors Home

    The first formal accommodation in Port Adelaide for visiting sailors was the Prince Alfred Sailors’ Home. 

    Historical Place | By James Hunter, History Trust of South Australia

  4. Princess Elizabeth Playground

    The Princess Elizabeth Playground was opened in 1929. 

    Historical Place | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia

  5. Public Libraries

    South Australia was unique among the Australian colonies in that the South Australian Literary and Scientific Association assembled a subscription library before the settlers left Britain.

    Historical Place | By Carl Bridge and Michael Talbot | North Terrace | early twentieth century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid nineteenth century, mid twentieth century

  6. Queen's College

    Designed in 1892, Queen’s School became one of South Australia’s leading private schools.

    Historical Place | By Cindy Crook, History Trust of South Australia | 1890s, 1900-1910, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000-2010, 2010s

  7. Queen's Theatre

    Built in 1840, the Queen's Theatre is the oldest surviving theatre building in Adelaide. 

    Historical Place | By Catherine Manning and James Hunter, History Trust of South Australia | Northwest corner | 1840s

  8. Queens Wharf

    Queen's Wharf was one of the first two wharves built in Port Adelaide, providing the foundation of the Port we know today. 

    Historical Place | By Adam Paterson, South Australian Maritime Museum | 1840s

  9. Railway Hotel (Port Adelaide)

    The two-storey historic building located at 247 St. Vincent Street was the second in Port Adelaide to bear the name ‘Railway Hotel’.

    Historical Place | By James Hunter, History Trust of South Australia | 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s, 1900-1910, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000-2010, 2010s

  10. Rex Theatre

    Opening in 1933, inheriting the place of a cinema which had existed on the spot since 1910, the Rex Theatre was a popular cinema on Rundle Street that was demolished in 1961.

    Historical Place | By Alexander Parsons, History Trust of South Australia | Rundle Mall | 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s

  11. River Torrens

    The River Torrens has dominated the development of Adelaide and its metropolis, often in subtle or little recognised ways

    Historical Place | By CR Twidale, University of Adelaide | River Torrens | 1830s, 1840s, 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s, 1900-1910, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000-2010, 2010s

  12. Rosewater Migrant Hostel

    One of the worst migrant hostels in South Australia, Rosewater consisted of converted wool stores partitioned for accommodation. 

    Historical Place | By Dr Karen Agutter, the University of Adelaide, & Catherine Manning, Migration Museum | 1950s

  13. Rundle Street

    Rundle Street has been a centre of shops and arcades, theatre and cafes, as well as acrimonious debate

    Historical Place | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | Rundle Mall, Rundle Street east | early nineteenth century, early twentieth century, early twenty–first century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid nineteenth century, mid twentieth century

  14. Saint Mary's Dominican Convent and School

    Saint Mary's Convent and School is one of several historically significant Catholic church buildings and religious community residences based on Franklin Street and West Terrace. 

    Historical Place | By Vedrana Budimir, History Trust of South Australia | Southwest corner | early twentieth century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid nineteenth century, mid twentieth century

  15. Saint Patrick's Church

    Saint Patrick's Church on Grote Street is one of several historically significant Catholic church buildings in the southwest corner of the Adelaide CBD. The original building was the first Catholic church in Adelaide. 

    Historical Place | By Vedrana Budimir, History Trust of South Australia | Southwest corner | early twentieth century, early twenty–first century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid nineteenth century, mid twentieth century

  16. Semaphore Migrant Hostel

    Semaphore migrant hostel appears to have been home to young single men working in the area. Its proximity to the beach provided at least one attraction for residents. 

    Historical Place | By Dr Karen Agutter, the University of Adelaide, & Catherine Manning, Migration Museum | 1940s, 1950s

  17. Sir Ross Smith's landing site

    When Sir Ross Smith finally arrived in Adelaide after his epic flight from England to Australia, more than 20,000 people were waiting to greet him at Northfield Aerodrome.

    Historical Place | By Lainie Anderson, Epic Flight Centenary Ambassador | 1910s, 1920s

  18. Smithfield Migrant Hostel

    Smithfield, when the migrant hostel opened, was an isolated rural area. It took about an hour by train to get to Adelaide city centre.

    Historical Place | By Dr Karen Agutter, the University of Adelaide, & Catherine Manning, Migration Museum | 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s

  19. South Australian Aviation Museum

    The South Australian Aviation Museum is a purpose-built premises that houses historical aircraft, images and a library that are dedicated to aviation.

    Historical Place | By Mike Milln, South Australian Aviation Museum | 1980s, 1990s, 2000-2010, 2010s

  20. South Australian Hotel

    This hotel on North Terrace was first licenced as a public house in 1878 and was closed and demolished in 1971. To many, ‘The South’, the city’s three-storey grand hotel, was Adelaide.

    Historical Place | By Patricia Sumerling | North Terrace | early twentieth century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid twentieth century

  21. South Australian Museum

    The South Australian Museum houses large scientific and cultural collections, with particular significance attached to its Aboriginal collection.

    Historical Place | By Margaret Anderson, History Trust of South Australia

  22. South Parklands

    Originally a camping site for local Aboriginal groups, the South Parklands were first used by Europeans as a military rifle range before evolving into the attractive centre for recreation that they are today.

    Historical Place | By James Hunter and Margaret Anderson, History Trust of South Australia

  23. South Terrace

    Mansions at one end and cottages at the other, with businesses, welfare, medical and educational institutions in between, all overlooking the parklands

    Historical Place | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia | 1830s, 1840s, 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s, 1900-1910, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 2000-2010

  24. St Francis Xavier's Cathedral

    Built in a striking Gothic Revival style, St. Francis Xavier’s Cathedral is the Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Adelaide.

    Historical Place | By Alexander Parsons, History Trust of South Australia | 1850s

  25. St Luke's Church

    St Luke's Church has a long history of supporting, and support from, the community of Adelaide.

    Historical Place | By Jude Elton, History Trust of South Australia

  26. St Paul's Anglican Church

    St Paul’s Anglican Church was built on the corner of Flinders Street and Pulteney Street in 1863. A rectory facing Flinders Street was added shortly after.

    Historical Place | By Open House Adelaide

  27. St Vincent Street

    Ozone is the first in a chain of three theatres established by a consortium of local small businessmen.

    Historical Place

  28. State Herbarium

    Tram Barn A, which once housed part of the tram fleet, is now the State Herbarium, housing over one million plant specimens.

    Historical Place | By Open House Adelaide | 1900-1910

  29. State Library of South Australia

    The State Library of South Australia is one of several major cultural institutions located along North Terrace, on what is often referred to as 'Adelaide's cultural boulevard'.

    Historical Place | By Margaret Anderson, History Trust of South Australia

  30. Sturt Street School

    Sturt Street Primary School, built in 1883, was the local primary school for families living in the South West of the Adelaide CBD. 

    Historical Place | By Vedrana Budimir, History Trust of South Australia | Southwest corner | early twentieth century, early twenty–first century, late nineteenth century, late twentieth century, mid twentieth century

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