NOT SO FAST

Posts from the ‘city’ category

Fast Sydney

Jane Hammond explains just why Sydney is so fast. We all know Sydney lacks enough transport infrastructure. But no one talks about the reason. In fact it’s…

CITY: The Crane

  Michael Fitzjames: Colossal cranes like this bestrode the sea-lanes of the British Empire in its waning days, from Southhampton to Aden, Simonstown at Durban, Bombay, Trincomalee, Singapore,…

CITY: The High Line

New York’s High Line Park, inspiration for the future of Glebe Island Bridge? We liked this week’s article by Kath O’Regan on the High Line, the…

Living in the city

The recent $17 million sale of a ‘trophy penthouse’ in The Residence, an apartment tower facing Hyde Park, points to some dramatic changes in the city.…

CITY: Other Sydneys

We consider the way Sydney might have been. The editors have come across a book called Sydney as it might have been, published in 1974. In…

CITY: Going Underground

John Muscat reveals just how far you can walk in Sydney’s CBD without having to stop for a traffic light. In 1982 Brian and Barbara Kennedy…

THE CITY: the Cycle Spin

John Muscat assesses the Sydney CBD’s latest cycle policy. When it came to office in 2011, the O’Farrell Government was expected to end up at loggerheads…

Walk, Don’t Run

Denis Tracey and team do Sydney’s City to Surf slowly. Sydney’s City to Surf is said to be the world’s biggest run. For 42 years competitors…