Greenway's buildings | State Library of New South Wales

The buildings

From his first employment by Macquarie in 1815 until his dismissal in 1822, Greenway designed, altered and oversaw many Sydney buildings and monuments, some of which have become iconic Sydney landmarks. This was a significant period in the development of the city, as Macquarie was a governor with a passion for town planning and a vision to create a notable colonial town. Greenway, as civil architect, was ideally placed to make a major and lasting contribution to the look and design of the up-and-coming city.

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