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  • Pyrmont-Ultimo's Change Historically in Terms of Its Communities and Redevelopments

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    Pyrmont-Ultimo's Change Historically in Terms of Its Communities and Redevelopments The proposal of the Pyrmont Point project, between the Council of the City of Sydney and the Land Commission of New South Wales, 1981, describes the Pyrmont-ultimo peninsula as, '…a quality residential development on the last significant headland in Sydney Harbour'. This belief was a realisation by many in the late 20th Century and was reinforced by the actions of local government

  • Transformation Plan

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    precinct was trading in overall period of time. As the trade increase in the precinct large industries such as detergents factory, timber mill were founded at White bay. The first bridge in the precinct was built in 1862 connecting Glebe Island and Pyrmont. Wentworth Park was created filling the land of Blackwattle Swamp and Creek in 1876. The White bay power plant is one of the significant structure in the precinct which was constructed in 1913 which powered Sydney’s vital train and tram network.

  • Impact of Urban Renewal on the Sydney Suburb of Pyrmont

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    suburb of Pyrmont. The suburb of Pyrmont on the shores of Sydney Harbour has been transformed by the processes of urban renewal into a thriving cosmopolitan residential area, an efficient and sophisticated business centre, and a popular recreational and tourist hub. Through my own observation of the Pyrmont area, I have seen how the painstaking urban planning efforts for the area have come to fruition, and a focal point of the Harbour foreshore created as a result of this. Pyrmont was established

  • Changes due to Urban Renewal in Pyrmont-Ultimo Essay

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    In 1900, Pyrmont was an important port and industrial area, with a population of almost 30 000 people. There was a wide range of industries and services present including wharves, dockyards, warehouses, abattoirs, wool stores, railway yards and even an incinerator for the disposal of Sydney’s waste. It was deemed a working-class suburb with a predominantly Irish/Catholic population. As the income for Pyrmont was only modest, semi-detached cottages were the most common type of housing present.

  • Why Are We Named?

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    Why are we named? The answer to this question is ridiculously simple. We are named simply for the sake of identifying a unique individual by a specific word. Every language carries with it sentence structure and vocabulary. Every possible thing, descriptive, or idea is named in a language. When I speak of a mouse, I do not have to specify- “a little thing with whiskers, eyes, and a tail…” That would be almighty confusing, describing a fair few rodents. Rather, people have developed one sound for

  • Impacts of two UD in World City Essays

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    Sydney is a world city that currently has urban dynamics operating in it. Sydney is located on the coast in the South-East quadrant of Australia. Urban Decay and Renewal is clearly evident in Pyrmont – Ultimo, a suburb located with in a kilometre from the CBD. Rhodes , further to the north west of Pyrmont, is also under going Urban Decay and Renewal. The silicon corridor is an area of places where companies have decided to suburbanise some of their office blocks due to the cheaper land. The corridor

  • Escher Museum (The Hague) This building was built in the late 18th century, somewhere around 1760.

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    Escher Museum (The Hague) This building was built in the late 18th century, somewhere around 1760. The architect of the palace, which is now used as a museum, is Pieter de Swart. He was a Dutch architect in the 18th century who, among other buildings, also designed Huis Huguetan in The Hague and the Delftse Poort in Rotterdam. The name of this building actually used to be Paleis Lange Voorhout, but since they started exhibiting Esher’s work, they now call it Escher in het Paleis or The Escher Museum

  • Geography Research Action Pl Urban Renewal

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    explore the changes that have previously or will be occurring within the Pyrmont and Barangaroo areas. Urban decline is the quality of a built environment as it deteriorates. Urban infrastructure falls into a state of disrepair and buildings are left empty for long periods of time. Urban consolidation is when a population density increases in a suburb by utilising air space by building upwards. The suburbs of Barangaroo and Pyrmont are more heavily impacted by urban renewal as the land uses have dramatically

  • Discuss the Changing Urban Dynamics of One City Selected from the Developed World.

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    areas are often referred to as ‘blighted zones’ of the city. In the case of Sydney, urban decay is evident in the poorer quality terrace housing suburbs such as Newtown, Pyrmont, Ultimo, Glebe and Redfern, former railway workshops and yards such as Eveleigh in Redfern, former dock and railway areas in Darling Harbour and Pyrmont and former factory areas in Zetland and Rhodes. (ref. map on page 4). Sydney councils are now making an effort to upgrade and redevelop these areas of decay/urban blight

  • Corporations Law Assignment

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    CLAW 2201 Corporations Law Assignment Introduction The Corporations Act[1] neither codifies nor excludes rulings at common law in relation to a company’s dealings with outsiders.[2] This means that in advising TV Treats of their contractual obligations, consideration need be paid to both common law and statutory positions. While there is some overlap between the two, inconsistencies between sources of law can result, leaving legislation to take precedence. A. Authority of a Company Secretary