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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.

LYN KAYE

My great-great-grand­fa­ther made the orig­i­nal stained-glass win­dows.

KEVIN THOMP­SON

I’m old enough to re­mem­ber the City of Syd­ney Li­brary was lo­cated in the north­ern end, which is shown in the pic.

PHILLIP BOYD

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.

PAM DUBBER

I can re­mem­ber see­ing the QVB after it was re­fur­bished. My grand­fa­ther was born in Syd­ney a few years after it opened.

BAR­BARA EVANS

I worked in it in the late ’60s be­fore it was re­mod­elled.

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