Heritage

Salvation Army Citadel

Item details

Name of item: Salvation Army Citadel
Other name/s: The Salvation Army Citadel
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Other - Residential Buildings (private)
Primary address: 39-41 Brisbane Street, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
39-41 Brisbane StreetBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Fine example of an Inter-War Free Classical style ecclesiastical building. Essentially intact. Although of a different character to the Late Victorian residential streetscape this building sits well with its neighbours. Site has special historic interest for the continuing occupation by the Salvation Army since the 1890's.
Date significance updated: 23 Oct 99
Note: There are incomplete details for a number of items listed in NSW. The Heritage Branch intends to develop or upgrade statements of significance and other information for these items as resources become available.

Description

Construction years: 1915-1945
Physical description: Ecclesiastical building, dated 1925. Dark brick façade with smooth rendered pilasters, moulded cornices and parapet. Higher openings are arched. Stairs altered contrary to basic symmetry. Otherwise appears unaltered.
Further information: Reasons for listing: historical; cultural; social; architectural; aesthetic; streetscape.
Current use: Salvation Army Barracks
Former use: Salvation Army Barracks

History

Historical notes: Original Salvation Army barracks established on this site c. 1895. Erection of this building in 1925 marked the consolidation of the Army presence in the suburb. (Bondi Junction Heritage Study).

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
8. Culture-Developing cultural institutions and ways of life Religion-Activities associated with particular systems of faith and worship (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
Fine example of an Inter-War Free Classical style ecclesiastical building. Essentially intact. Although of a different character to the Late Victorian residential streetscape this building sits well with its neighbours. Site has special historic interest for the continuing occupation by the Salvation Army since the 1890's.
Integrity/Intactness: Substantially intact.
Assessment criteria: Items are assessed against the PDF State Heritage Register (SHR) Criteria to determine the level of significance. Refer to the Listings below for the level of statutory protection.

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan  06 Dec 96   
Heritage studyWaverley Heritage Study1990   

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Waverley Heritage Study1990 Perumal Murphy Pty Limited  No

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2620074


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