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BY GEORGIA HING The Alexandria Hotel is one step closer to a heritage listing after City of Sydney Council voted to approve an amendment of zoning laws to allow preservation. The council discussed the proposal on Monday October 19. The City will firstly attempt to extend the current interim heritage order with the Office of […]

Alex Hotel looks set to be saved

By RYAN QUINN Concerned locals will get their chance to voice objection to the proposed demolition of the Alexandria Hotel at a public conciliation meeting. Alexandria Residents’ Action Group Co-Convenor, Ben Aveling, said the meeting, to be held at the end of the month, may bring good results. “At the conciliation meeting, residents get to […]

Last drinks may not be so soon at Alexandria

By LYDIA WATSON-MOORE The campaign to save the Alexandria Hotel has scored a victory after the City of Sydney placed an interim heritage order on the iconic site. The decision came following more than a month of community outcry over a proposal to demolish the hotel and replace it with apartments and commercial space. Coordinator […]

Residents rally against Alexandria demolition

By EMIKO REED Residents have rallied with local politicians to seek an interim heritage order for the Alexandria Hotel, as it faces proposed demolition. The heritage proposal, discussed at the Alexandria Residents’ Action Group public meeting on Wednesday 8, aims to have the pub’s historical industrial significance recognised by the City of Sydney and the […]

‘Characterless, rampant’ development costing Alexandria’s iconic heritage

By LYDIA WATSON-MOORE Residents have united together in an attempt to save the Alexandria Hotel from its proposed demolition. Local patrons of the hotel, concerned residents and politicians have begun an extensive media campaign against the DA lodged to City of Sydney Council, which seeks to replace the historic pub with apartments and commercial space. […]