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Push forward for GLBTI archival space

With the City of Sydney’s resolution in March to forge ahead with its plans to transform the long-vacant T2 building in Taylor Square into a ‘cycling hub’, a new motion tabled by Labor councillor Linda Scott at this month’s council meeting calling for the establishment of an GLBTI archival space was defeated. To commemorate the […]

Black mark against bike hub

EXCLUSIVE Former City of Sydney councillor Phillip Black has raised concerns about the proposed Taylor Square bike hub, urging the City to instead establish a museum or gallery to boost its cultural program. Since 2013, when significant discussions were being held to consider a permanent exhibition space and the City’s cultural policy discussion paper was […]

T2 building: dykes or bikes?

Four years after purchasing the site, the City of Sydney has endorsed a plan to turn the old T2 building at Taylor Square into a bike hub. The building at 1-5 Flinders Street formerly housed a 24-hour nightclub, which was shut down by council in 2008. Since then, the building has seen some temporary use […]

Council’s bike hub a bone of contention

Controversy continues in the wake of a City of Sydney Council vote to turn the T2 building at Taylor Square into a bike hub. The last general Council meeting saw the bike hub plan approved, sealing the fate of the iconic Darlinghurst building. A spokesperson for the City of Sydney said the former nightclub was […]