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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 […]

Could The Alex be saved?

BY CHRISTOPHER HARRIS The developers of the Alexandria Hotel site may be walking away from the table, following the turn out of 100 people at a conciliation conference on Wednesday September 30. The NSW Land and Environment Court ordered the conference to see if either party could compromise on the proposed redevelopment. Speaking to City […]

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 […]