Crown Street is a 2.3km street in the inner Sydney suburbs of, Darlinghurst and, in New South Wales, Australia. The Surry Hills section is lined with restaurants and shops and includes the Crown Street Public School, the Surry Hills Library and Community Centre, and the White Horse Hotel.Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Sydney fast, fun, and easy.
Traffic volumes vary, depending on the segment of Crown Street. South of William Street in East Sydney, the average traffic movements in 2016 for north-bound vehicles was 5,690; while the movements for south-bound vehicles was 4,136.
An electric tram service formerly ran down Crown Street from Oxford Street to Cleveland Street until its closure in the late 1950s.
The now-closed Crown Street Women's Hospital was once the largest maternity hospital in Sydney. It opened in 1893, and was closed in 1983. The site has now been redeveloped as housing and mixed commercial use.
The Crown Street pumping station was established in 1859 to get water from the Botany Swamps, replacing Busby's Bore. It also pumped water up to the Paddington Reservoir, then the Centennial Park reservoir before also supplying Waverley.
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We went to Surrey Hills to have brekky at Bills (separate review) and enjoyed a leisurely walk along from Oxford Street end, exploring the shops and admiring the buildings along the way. For me, many.... more »
Keep walking past Oxford Street and you will find yourself in the heart of the charming Surry Hills neighborhood. Lots of great restaurants, pubs, and cafes, plus some community centers. more »
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