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87 Crown Street
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87 Crown St in 2009 with a previous tenant
Location 87 Crown Street, Wollongong, City of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Official name: Shop
Type state heritage (built)
Designated 2 April 1999
Reference no. 467
Type Shop
Category Retail and Wholesale

87 Crown Street is a heritage-listed shop at 87 Crown Street, Wollongong, City of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. It was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.

History

It was built c. 1870s-1880s and has been in continuous use as retail premises since that time. It was used as W. McInnes' tailor shop c. 1900 and housed Coad's secondhand jewellery store from c. 1940-1960.

In 2018, it houses cafe Lee and Me.

It is close by a number of other historic or landmark buildings, including the Wollongong Town Hall and the Old Wollongong East Post Office.

Description

It is a terrace shop with a decorative facade and verandah. It has been described as "one of Wollongong's last remaining commercial structures of the nineteenth century".

Heritage listing

87 Crown St was listed on the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.

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