This house, known originally as ‘Eothen’, was built for Charles Hornabrook, a successful hotelier. Eothen was a hugely popular travelogue by A W Kingslake about an Englishman’s journeys in the Middle East published in 1844. This home was…

This house sits comfortably among other grand two-storey residences in this section of Pennington Terrace. And as with many of its neighbours, several well-known South Australians have lived here. Architect George Klewitz Soward designed the home in…

Sketches of the original Rob Roy Hotel date back to 1850. It was first licensed by Robert Peter ten years earlier in 1840, making it second only to the Queen’s Head in North Adelaide as the longest continuously operating hotel in Adelaide. The…

At first glance, this building appears to be like any other office block in the city. However, if you head inside to the foyer and turn around to look back towards Pirie Street, a surprising feature above the entryway may provide a clue to its…

Beehive Corner is arguably the most popular and well-recognised buildings in Adelaide. Its distinctive corner turret, showing the year of construction, is in the shape of a beehive. On top sits a lone gold bee. A drapery shop known as the Beehive…

This modest brick building on Grote Street alongside the arched entrance to Chinatown is easy to miss. Semi-industrial buildings like it were once found throughout the city. But as businesses moved further out, many of their former premises were…