The Draper Memorial Church on Gilbert Street was built in 1869. It commemorates the life and work of Methodist Minister Daniel James Draper. Draper, his wife and 244 passengers had tragically drowned three years earlier, in January 1866 when their…

Missionary and evangelist William Hugo came up with the idea of a bushmen's club after worrying about pastoralists visiting the city and "leaving their money on the counter till it was all spent" in the pubs and hotels.He was supported by prominent…

Elder Hall is a surprising find on this quiet street dominated by the rear walls of the contemporary high-rises on Grote and Franklin streets. While far less well known than its namesake on North Terrace, this smaller Elder Hall is special. It is a…