Liverpool Street, Hobart

Liverpool Street is a street in the Central Business District of Hobart, in the state of Tasmania.

Liverpool Street

Liverpool Street
General information
TypeStreet
Length1 km (0.6 mi)
Major junctions
East endBrooker Avenue
West endWest Hobart
Location(s)
Suburb(s)Hobart CBD, West Hobart

It runs parallel to Macquarie and Davey Streets from Brooker Avenue in the north, then southward through the central section of the CBD where it crosses Campbell Street, Argyle Street, Murray Street and Elizabeth Street, and then on to the south end of the city centre.

It was well photographed at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. [1][2][3][4]

Royal Hobart Hospital is located on its eastern side, near Brooker Avenue.

It has had in the past hotels, like Harringtons, on the corner of Liverpool and Harrington Street [5]

22 September 2007 Fire destroyed the historic Myer building. In November 2014 construction started on the site.

26 November 2015 Stage 1 of the New Myer Store opened. During construction of stage 1 at Myer Liverpool Street between Murray Street and Elizabeth Street was changed from 2 lanes to 1 lane.

Notes

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  1. Walker, James Backhouse, Photograph of Liverpool Street, Hobart c. 1870, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, retrieved 27 February 2019
  2. Walker, James Backhouse, Photograph of Liverpool Street, Hobart c. 1898?, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, retrieved 27 February 2019
  3. Walker, James Backhouse, Photograph of Liverpool Street, Hobart with Wholesale & Retail Drapery Warehouse in foreground, University of Tasmania Library Special and Rare Materials Collection, retrieved 27 February 2019
  4. Harvey, J. H. (John Henry) (1880), Liverpool Street, Hobart, retrieved 27 February 2019
  5. Dennison, C. J; Hobart City Council (2008), Here's Cheers : a pictorial history of hotels, taverns & inns in Hobart, Hobart City Council, ISBN 978-0-9805139-0-5


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