Once the residence of Alexander Green, hangman of Darlinghurst Gaol, Green Park is a cheery space during the day, but as the many...
National Art School
From 1841 to 1912 these sandstone buildings were Darlinghurst Gaol: writer Henry Lawson was incarcerated here several times for debt (he...
You know it’s been a rough night if you wake up in Taylor Sq – a vaguely defined paved area straddling the gay hub of Oxford St. The...
This urbane four-screen cinema has a cool cafe and bar, useful for discussing the merits of the arty flick you’ve just seen.
Ampersand Cafe & Bookstore
Which are better, the books or the cooks? Either way, you’re guaranteed to find a good read (30,000 books over three floors) and a good...
42 Oxford St · interesting places nearby
Furtive artists, architects and students roam Ariel’s aisles late into the evening. ‘Underculture’ is the thrust here – glossy art, film, fashion and design books, along with kids’ books, travel guides and a queer-lit section.