Bray House is an example of the disjointed and sometimes haphazard way many important city residences were constructed over time. In 1837, town acres 285 to 288 were granted to John Wright, and a small wooden house was constructed on the property. In…

Stella’s mother was well-connected. Among her friends were the bishop’s wife, the governor’s wife, and the wives of university professors and the higher clergy. Stella wrote that at the turn of the century, in this quasi-British society, "There…

This Parliament House, on the corner of North Terrace and King William Road, is the second one built for South Australia. It replaced its neighbour Old Parliament House. By the early 1870s the colony’s population and prosperity was growing. There…