By the early 20th century Yeronga was well established as a desirable place of residence for Brisbane’s growing middle class, including printer John Mills.
This snug little time capsule of the 1930s, tucked away in a cul de sac off Moray St, came about as a result of a timber mill fire in 1931.
Said to be one of Brisbane’s most architecturally accomplished buildings of its time, Kirkston was built in 1889 by one John Young of Young’s Shop and Residence.
This unusual three storey timber house was designed by TR Hall, one half of the dynamic duo responsible for City Hall, and built at the start of World War I.
The landmark villa Lamb House or ‘Home’ as it has also been known, is some sixty years younger than Kangaroo Pt itself.
Today this majestic monolith houses the beautifully converted Treasury Hotel, but it began life at the start of the 1900s as the Land Administration Building.
As a relic of an early 1860s gentry estate, Lota House is the oldest surviving residence in the Manly and Lota region.
This ghostly white tower in the western foothills can be seen for miles around and was built in 1930 as St Jude’s Mission House and Seminary for the training of priests and nuns.
This grand structure with its classic temple façade doubles as both a World War I memorial to lost Freemasons and a monument to Freemasonry itself.
In 1871 young couple John and Emily Hayes immigrated from England, having apparently been lured by stories they heard from relatives and local settlers the Kingstons. A priceless time capsule of a pioneering family
This building is the legacy of Scotsman James McWhirter, one of Brisbane’s leading retailers of the late 19th and early 20th century.
A near to perfectly preserved half acre of house (circa 1886) and land as it was in the last part of Queen Victoria’s reign, Miegunyah has, since it was built, played a prominent role in Brisbane’s history.
Milton House was built in 1853 for retired Queen St chemist Ambrose Eldridge who himself played a role in the Separation Movement.
A rare and ornate example of a Victorian public monument, the gothic style Mooney Memorial drinking fountain stands on an intersection of Eagle and Queen St as a long forgotten tribute to a fireman who lost his life in the Queens St fire of 1877.
Perched on a hill overlooking Coronation Drive and the river, Moorlands is possibly Brisbane’s most notorious and intriguing historical residence.
Mt Carmel Convent, home to the Sisters of Mercy, was designed by RS Dods prestigious architectural firm and constructed in 1915 as yet another real estate coup for Archbishop Duhig.

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Swan Lake Act II and Graduation Ball share the QPAC stage
Contemporary dance & indigenous culture intertwine in this powerful production
Gain a fascinating insight into Aboriginal Australia
Queensland Symphony Orchestra accompanies a screening of Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi
Abbey Road Live in Concert returns to Fortitude Music Hall
Join Patricia Ward Kelly for a fascinating look at legendary Gene Kelly
Two sets of super-talented siblings team up for a night of musical mastery
The Brisbane Comedy Festival returns in February
Noni Hazlehurst’s critically-acclaimed production of Mother returns
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