The Governor Phillip Tower, the Governor Macquarie Tower and the Museum of Sydney are the main elements of one of the largest developments in the central business district of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Completed in 1994, the property development complex occupies an elevated site in the north-east area of the central business district. The complex incorporates the site of the first Government House, one of Australia’s earliest and most significant sites of European heritage. The address is 1 Farrer Place, Sydney. Designed by architects Denton Corker Marshall and built by Australia's largest privately owned construction company Grocon, at the time of its completion it was regarded as achieving new standards for Sydney commercial architecture in terms of finish quality and design.Take the guesswork out of planning a Sydney vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
The northern end of the site, which faces Bridge Street, is considered one of Australia’s most important historically, as it contains the remains of the country’s first substantial building, first Government House. Integral to the development was the conservation of the archaeological remains and their incorporation into the Museum of Sydney, which was built and opened at the same time.
The complex comprises five main components: Governor Phillip Tower, Governor Macquarie Tower, First Government House Plaza, the Museum of Sydney, and two rows of terraces converted to boutique office space.
Governor Phillip Lookout Reviews
Located close to Dee Why in Sydney’s Northern Beaches, this lookout provides some great views of the surrounding area southward. It’s a few minutes walk up a paved pathway (with some steps) from... more »
been a few times for a walk and picnic and great outlook to sweeping views on northern beaches and sydney more »
Many years since I have been here but I always enjoyed the view. On a clear day you can see the heads and city to the south and the beaches to the north. I was very fortunate to spot a surfacing submarine off of north head from here :)
As The Who said, I can see for miles and miles and miles...
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