We looked back on the history of Sydney’s iconic Queen Victoria Building, which brought out a lot of fascinating stories and insights from our readers.
My great-great-grandfather made the original stained-glass windows.
I’m old enough to remember the City of Sydney Library was located in the northern end, which is shown in the pic.
I recall when they had her boarded up and trestle tables and markets within the grand lady.
JOHN A. PURCELL
My mum took me there for waffles and caramel sauce with ice cream in the ’40s.
I can remember seeing the QVB after it was refurbished. My grandfather was born in Sydney a few years after it opened.
I worked in it in the late ’60s before it was remodelled.