Saturday, October 29, 2011

The Hensen Park Hotel

Hensen Park hotel
The Henson Park Hotel at 91 Illawarra Road in Marrickville was designed by Sidney Warden and built in 1936 on the original site of the Town Hall Hotel by Tooth and Company.

It was threatened with closure in 2007 but strong support from locals made council reject the development.

Facade detail

Hensen Park hotel facade detail

Window detail

Hensen Park hotel window detail

- NSW Government "History of the suburbs"

- Parlimentary submission

View the following historical photographs from the Powerhouse Museum;

- Public Bar

- Private Dining room

- The hotel in 1936

More Art Deco information can be found on the DecoWorks Pty Ltd website.

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