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Public bar in the Civic Hotel, corner of Pitt and Goulburn Streets, Sydney

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CollectionsTooth & Company Limited
Date created: September 1940
Description: 
View of linoleum-topped curve-ended bar faced with tiles, as are the walls. The floor is linoleum set into tiles. The room features streamlined cornices, mirrored shelving units and chromed edgings and fixtures. Fans and flattened cone-shaped lights hang from the ceiling. A framed poster advertising beer on the wall is a reproduction of a pub painting by Tom Woodman. The site for the Civic Hotel was purchased by Tooth & Company in 1937. The license was acquired in September 1940 when it was transferred from the City Railway Hotel on Castlereagh Street. The Civic was sold in August 1982. On completion of rebuilding in September 1940 the hotel was a three storeyed brick stucture, with a flat concrete roof and a fully tiled ground floor exterior. The architectural style is known as P. & O. Ship Style because of its similarities to ocean liner forms.
Location: Pitt Street, Sydney
Goulburn Street, Sydney
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/217
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/217

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