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2-4 Trinity Avenue, Millers Point
Lower Fort Street (30-42) and Trinity Avenue (2-4), Millers Point.jpg
Disused and boarded up former public housing located at 30-42 Lower Fort Street (left) and 2-4 Trinity Avenue (right), pictured in 2019.
Location 2, 4 Trinity Avenue, Millers Point, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Built c. 1910
Built for NSW Department of Housing
Architect NSW Government Architect
Architectural style(s) Federation Arts and Crafts
Official name: Flats
Type State heritage (built)
Designated 2 April 1999
Reference no. 869
Type Historic site

2-4 Trinity Avenue, Millers Point is a heritage-listed residence at 2-4 Trinity Avenue, in the inner city Sydney suburb of Millers Point in the City of Sydney local government area of New South Wales, Australia. It was designed by the NSW Government Architect. The property was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.

History

Millers Point is one of the earliest areas of European settlement in Australia, and a focus for maritime activities. This block of apartments is one of a group built as part of the post-plague redevelopment of the area. First tenanted by the NSW Department of Housing in 1982.

Description

The two-bedroom unit in a block of three storey face brick c. 1910 apartments with restrained detailing. Storeys: three Construction: Face brick, corrugated iron roof and timber bracketed sun hoods. Cast iron balconies. Painted timber windows. Style: Federation Arts and Crafts.

Externally, the unit is in good condition.

Modifications and dates

External: Shutters altered. Joinery modified.

Heritage listing

As at 23 November 2000, 2-4 Trinity Avenue, Millers Point is one of a group of three storey apartment blocks built c. 1910 which is a fine example of post-plague workers' housing.

It is part of the Millers Point Conservation Area, an intact residential and maritime precinct. It contains residential buildings and civic spaces dating from the 1830s and is an important example of 19th century adaptation of the landscape.

2-4 Trinity Avenue, Millers Point was listed on the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.

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