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House Histories: Derrington

Derrington as shown on the cover of The Homemakers' Book

Is there history in your floorboards?  Undertaking a house history involves following the correct steps in order to ensure you have the right information.  Recently, State Library of Queensland hosted a seminar on house histories.  To summarise the process, I have chosen a multi-gabled timber Queenslander called Derrington, located in Kedron. Built in 1931, the … Read more

Hot Modernism

Torbreck, a new concept in modern living, a pamphlet produced by developers Reid Murray

Our exciting new Hot Modernism exhibition takes us back to the era of post-war development in Queensland, when fresh design ideas took hold and changed the architectural landscape of our state. For many of us, the images and displays in the exhibition conjure up memories of a prosperous and exciting period of growth in Queensland’s … Read more