Australia Square

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Australia Square information

Sydney , Australia
Street 264 George St
+61 2 8247 5200
Getting there
train Wynyard
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Lonely Planet review

Generally acknowledged as Australia’s first major office tower, Australia Square (1968) was designed by archi-phenomenon Harry Seidler. His 50-storey design assumes a distinctive cylindrical form, with an open plaza at the base and shops below.

A vibrant Sol LeWitt lobby mural (2004) replaced a rare Le Corbusier tapestry that hung here for decades before the building’s owner auctioned it off. Head up to Orbit Bar on the 47th floor – jaw-dropping views for the price of a martini.