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Ironbark Apartments Forest Lodge wins award for excellence in affordable housing

By EVA BAXTER The Ironbark apartments in Forest Lodge have been awarded for excellence in affordable housing by the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA). UDIA NSW is an industry body representing the interests of the NSW property development sector, and the Crown Group Awards for Excellence highlight innovation, sustainability, industry leadership and excellence in […]

Historic Forest Lodge Home Saved from Redevelopment

By KATELYN MILLIGAN A wealthy couple has bought one of Forest Lodge’s oldest homes, saving it from re-development. It is believed that the new owners of the $4.62 million home intend to restore the Victorian Regency structure for use as a private home. This comes as a relief to the inner-city community after previous attempts […]

Obituary for a ghost pub

By Joan Henson Glebians remember the Roxbury Hotel as a “ghost pub”, so it’s unsurprising Sydney Council’s local planning panel approved its demolition last Wednesday. A red corner pub, closed for three years, is hard to ignore. But it seems the Roxbury was mediocre enough to inspire an unusual indifference. Residents did not march to […]

Council consults residents over Mirvac’s new suburb proposal

The residents of the City of Sydney local government area are currently being surveyed regarding a proposal by Harold Park developer Mirvac to create a new suburb for the Harold Park development. Mirvac has recommended that a new suburb be created, with boundaries bordering the development and also including the existing residential block of 71-90 […]