Category Archives: Adelaide

Sculptures on David Jones Building

Adelaide Central Plaza  Most South Australians and many other people from other parts of Australia and around the world will know about John Martin in connection with retail history in Adelaide. Partners Otto Peters and John Martin established a drapery … Continue reading

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Peregine Building

135 Rundle Mall | ADELAIDE  SA 5000 If you have walked down Rundle Mall near Twin Street, once or many times it is possible that you have not noticed this building. It currently houses Foot Locker, Dymocks Books and Price … Continue reading

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Observatory House

84 Flinders Street ADELAIDE  5000 This Queen Anne style building on Flinders Street is one of Adelaide’s survivors. It was commissioned in 1906 by G.C.W. Kohler who was an instrument maker. His company made spectacles, binoculars and telescopes – things … Continue reading

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Thebarton Air Raid Shelter

92 South Road TORRENSVILLE SA (Corner Ashley Street & South Road TORRENSVILLE SA) Have you ever noticed this structure on South Road, just near the Thebarton Oval? Or wondered what it is? This is an air raid shelter built in the … Continue reading

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Grange Jetty Cafe

 Cnr Jetty Street & 487 Esplanade HENLEY BEACH SA 5022 | Phone (08) 8235 0822 | Sunday – Thursday 7.30am – 7.30pm; Friday & Saturday 7.30 – 8pm | Website option  Eating overlooking the sea seems to have almost universal appeal … Continue reading

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Hotel Royal

180 Henley Beach Road TORRENSVILLE  5031 | Phone (08) 8352 7855 | Dining times Sunday – Thursday 12pm – 3pm & 5pm – 9pm; Friday & Saturday 11am – 9pm  Website Great location on Henley Beach Road only minutes from the CBD and … Continue reading

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Koko Black

50-52 Adelaide Arcade, Adelaide SA 5000 | Phone (08) 8223 4890 Open Monday-Thursday 9.3oam – 5.30pm; Friday 9.30am – 9.30pm; Saturday 9.30am – 5.30pm; Sunday 9.30am – 5.30pm | Website Do you love chocolate? Then you will love this is a wonderful … Continue reading

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