Tynte Street Sites

North Adelaide Primary School

The Tynte Street school was designed in the year after the passing of the first legislation to establish 'public schools' in 1875.  The school opened in 1877  for around 800 students.  The design by E.J. Woods is believed to have been based on a school in Buninyong Victoria built just ... Continue Reading »

North Adelaide Fire Station

The (former) North Adelaide Fire Station was originally a shop, built in 1866.  It was designed by Daniel Garlick.  It was re-purposed as a Fire Station in 1904, which resulted in major changes to the ground floor. The upper story retains its original features, with French doors, pediments and cantilevered ... Continue Reading »