WHARF AT MORT BAY BALMAIN - 1971 Wharf at Mort Bay Balmain, now demolished. The maritime structures and activities of Balmain East, Balmain, and Birchgrove have now given way to more genteel activities, such as public parks, and high priced housing.
BALMAIN EAST IN SYDNEY - 1971 In the 1970s the harbour front below Duke Street was a mix of old factories, ship's chandlers, and boat repair places; all now removed for smart residential development. I loved the urbanity and mixture that was Balmain East.
BALMAIN EAST IN SYDNEY - 1971 This is a panorama from below Nicholson Street, in East Balmain, looking towards the city of Sydney. On return from my travels overseas, I worked in Sydney with the NSW Government Architect's Branch and commuted to work by ferry.