Petrie Terrace, Queensland facts for kids
Aerial view of Petrie Terrace, ca. 1925. Morrows biscuit factory (later to become Arnott Morrows) on River Road (renamed Coronation Drive in 1937), Milton, in the foreground.
|Location:||2 km (1 mi) from Brisbane|
|LGA:||City of Brisbane
|State District:||Brisbane Central|
Petrie Terrace is an inner-city suburb and major thoroughfare in Brisbane, Australia. It is less than 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) west of the Brisbane General Post Office. The precinct is bordered to the west by Hale Street and to the east by Countess Street. Its northern boundary is Musgrave Road and its southern is Milton Road.
In Petrie Terrace, 60.9% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 4.1%, England 3.3%, Ireland 1.7%, Scotland 1.2% and Italy 0.6%.
Petrie Terrace has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- 15-17 Caxton Street: Baroona Labor Hall
- 1 Hale Street: Baroona Special School (now Albert Park Flexi School)
- 69 Hale Street: La Boite Theatre Building
- 25-61 Petrie Terrace: Petrie Terrace Police Depot
- 256 Petrie Terrace: Florence House
In 2007-2008 the former Petrie Terrace Police Depot was converted to a retail precinct called The Barracks, which contains cinemas, restaurants, shops and offices with underground car parking. The heritage buildings have been incorporated in the development. The Barracks has a walkway connection through to Roma Street railway station.
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