Renewal Ultimo - Sydney Culture Walks

Haymarket, NSW, Australia; Sydney, NSW, Australia; Ultimo, NSW, Australia
Distance: 4 km (Map)

Until 1850, Ultimo was semi-rural, with cornfields and cow paddocks. Members of the Gadigal people still harvested cockles on its foreshores.

Renewal Ultimo - Sydney Culture Walks - Cya On The Road

Then the landscape was remade by sandstone quarrying on Ultimo’s western edge and by the construction of a railway and goods yard on its eastern shoreline. The suburb became crowded with factories, woolstores and workers’ housing.

Today it has a new identity as a cultural precinct as industrial sites are adapted for entertainment and education. This tour of Ultimo starts in greyness and ends in the technicolour of Darling Harbour.

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