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Waldorf Apartments

Item details

Name of item: Waldorf Apartments
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Residential buildings (private)
Category: Block of Flats
Primary address: 3 Milson Road, Cremorne Point, NSW 2090
Local govt. area: North Sydney
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
3 Milson RoadCremorne PointNorth Sydney  Primary Address

Statement of significance:

A prominent, elaborately filigreed Federation apartment building, which has recently been renovated. It is an exceptionally well-detailed example and a characteristic building type in form and scale for this vicinity. The interior is of significance.

Heritage Inventory sheets are often not comprehensive, and should be regarded as a general guide only. Inventory sheets are based on information available, and often do not include information on landscape significance, interiors or the social history of sites and buildings. Inventory sheets are updated by Council as further information becomes available. An inventory sheet with little information may simply indicate that there has been no building work done to the item recently: it does not mean that items are not significant. Further research is always recommended as part of preparation of development proposals for heritage items, and is necessary in preparation of Heritage Impact Assessments and Conversation Management Plans, so that the significance of heritage items can be fully assessed prior to submitting development applications.
Date significance updated: 21 Feb 12
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Description

Physical description: A four-storey rendered brick apartment building on a rusticated sandstone basement which features large semi-circular arched windows. Multi-gabled roof of terracotta tiles features decorative ridge capping and timber screens to the gable ends. Verandahs have timber balustrades, posts and valences, with timber shingled spandrels between floors. Some of the aprtments retain the original room configuration and/or detailing. This building is designed in the Federation Filigree style.
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
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Further information: 2-4, 20, 83 Cremorne Road, 3, 48, 84-90, 101 Milson Road, Cremorne

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Accommodation-Activities associated with the provision of accommodation, and particular types of accommodation – does not include architectural styles – use the theme of Creative Endeavour for such activities. (none)-
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Towns, suburbs and villages-Activities associated with creating, planning and managing urban functions, landscapes and lifestyles in towns, suburbs and villages (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria a)
[Historical significance]
local significance
SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
local significance
SHR Criteria f)
[Rarity]
local significance
SHR Criteria g)
[Representativeness]
This item is assessed as historically representative regionally. This item is assessed as aesthetically representative regionally. This item is assessed as socially representative regionally.
Integrity/Intactness: _
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 I011202 Aug 13   
Within a conservation area on an LEP     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
North Sydney Heritage Study Review19931182Tony Brassil, Robert Irving, Chris Pratten, Conybeare MorrisonTB September 1992 Yes
North Sydney Heritage Review2002 John Oultram  No

References, internet links & images

None

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2181182


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