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Slums and Socialites: East Terrace’s extremes

Slums and Socialites: East Terrace’s extremes

Our understanding of the Victorian era is often shaped by two extremes: the refined wealth of the aristocracy, and the harsh Dickensian squalor of the ... more »

Epworth Building: Gothic Icon Gets a Colourful Revival

Epworth Building: Gothic Icon Gets a Colourful Revival

The gothic former HQ of the Methodist Church is now the unlikely home of a new wave of quirky Adelaide creatives. Looming large over Pirie ... more »

The Adelaide Pound: When South Australia produced its own currency

The Adelaide Pound: When South Australia produced its own currency

South Australia’s always been a bit parochial. But pressing our own currency has to be among our more audacious acts of state nationalism. What do ... more »

Sly Grog Tales: When Adelaide’s Underbelly was a Beergut

Sly Grog Tales: When Adelaide’s Underbelly was a Beergut

Nearly a century before lockouts had Hindley Street partygoers fuming, South Australia’s restrictive liquor laws were earning us an unfortunate reputation as the home ... more »

The surprisingly glamorous past of the Rundle Mall fountain

The surprisingly glamorous past of the Rundle Mall fountain

We’ve all walked past it, watched a busker strum beside it or collapsed at its base from shopping-induced exhaustion. But you might not know that ... more »

Epworth Building: Gothic icon gets a colourful revival

Epworth Building: Gothic icon gets a colourful revival

Under-utilised heritage buildings stick out like a sore thumb – or perhaps a disapproving wag of Colonel Light’s forever-outstretched finger. Looming titans of yesteryear like ... more »

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