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The Tale of Sydney's Urban Sellout

The Tale of Sydney's Urban Sellout
The Tale of Sydney's Urban Sellout, Barangaroo Sydney Artist Impression. Image © Barangaroo Delivery Authority
Barangaroo Sydney Artist Impression. Image © Barangaroo Delivery Authority

A recent, well-written article for The Guardian chronicles the story of Sydney's East Darling Harbour (also known as 'Barangaroo'), from the city's optimism in 2003 to the relative disappointment of today. David Shoebridge, a New South Wales Greens MP and the party's planning spokesperson, recounts the series of compromises and sellouts that have turned what was meant to be a "prime public space" into - to add insult to injury - the site for a casino.You can read this cautionary tale in full here.

Cite: James Taylor-Foster. "The Tale of Sydney's Urban Sellout" 11 Jan 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/465915/where-s-barangaroo-when-you-need-her/> ISSN 0719-8884