Heritage

Mural (Waverley Community Services)

Item details

Name of item: Mural (Waverley Community Services)
Type of item: Landscape
Group/Collection: Urban Area
Category: Streetscape
Primary address: 5-7 Denison Street, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
5-7 Denison StreetBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

The wall painting read TENANCY ADVICE in the curvilinear polychrome style which is the hallmark of 1980's street painting and occurs elsewhere on municipal buildings. This mural is on the north wall of the Waverley Municipality Community Services building and is clearly intended to be visible and attractive to the younger segment of the community. It is an effective eye-catching sign. Its value lies in the demonstration by the Municipality that it wishes to communicate with all segments of its residents. Waverley has a very high population of tenants (over 35% according to Sydney: A Social Atlas, which is based on the 1986 census figures). The mural draws attention to this in a sympathetic manner.
Date significance updated: 07 Feb 00
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: 1945-
Current use: Mural
Former use: Mural

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
7. Governing-Governing Welfare-Activities and process associated with the provision of social services by the state or philanthropic organisations (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria d)
[Social significance]
This item is of social significance
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   

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2620435


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