Thursday, 19 April 2012

SOUTH WHARF, MELBOURNE

South Wharf is a small inner suburb of Melbourne, Victoria. Its Local Government Area is the City of Melbourne and the City of Port Phillip. Its borders are the Yarra River to the north, Wurundjeri Way to the west, the West Gate Freeway and a small private car park bordering Ford Street and Munro Street which is part of the City of Port Phillip to the south, and the railway line and Clarendon Street to the east.

South Wharf is located on the southern bank of the Yarra River, bounded by Clarendon Street, Normanby Road, the West Gate Freeway and Docklands Highway. Gazetted in 2008, formerly part of the industrial and shipping area of Southbank, the renaming is part of a wider urban renewal strategy to link Southbank with Melbourne Docklands. South Wharf includes some of Melbourne's landmarks including the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre and the Melbourne Maritime Museum with its heritage Polly Woodside. South Wharf is home to Shopping outlet Direct Factory Outlets and the Hilton Melbourne - "South Wharf".

This post is part of the Signs, Signs meme hosted by Lesley,
and also Things in a Row meme hosted by Pat.





21 comments:

  1. Simply beautiful night shots! Interesting structure for the highway to pass through - looks nice, but wonder what's the purpose? Again, great information!

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    1. Thanks, Linda. The structure is purely decorative. More public art for Melburnians!

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  2. I was thinking the same as Linda Nick, it is a very impressive almost sculpture. Love the night images, hand held or tripod?

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    1. Hand-held, Grace. I very rarely use a tripod, mostly forget to take ne with me...

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  3. What wonderful night shots! Fantastic images. :)

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  4. I love the excitement of the city at night, and you've captured that in your photos! These are great!

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  5. An impressive sculpture it is indeed! Your night shots are awesome, Nick! One can almost feel the energy. Such a beautiful city -- day or night! Have a great weekend!

    Sylvia

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  6. I love the Circle-In-A-Square highway art. Lovely pictures!

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  7. No missing that sign and the Wharf looks great in these night time shots.

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  8. I love that sculpture!! Great post Nick.

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  9. Awesome night shots. The signs and sculpture are great.

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  10. I like these 'airborne' shots, Nick. They all have real good subjects for 'things in a row.' I'm doing this too but don't have nice airport pictures like you do.
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  11. Beautiful pictures. Beautiful views. Thanks

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  12. Wow great shots, you are not an amateur photog anymore as you claim. These are works of the pro!

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  13. What awesome captures. I think the thing which stand out the most for me the blue lighted oval through which the train runs. That is spectacular. And once again, the bridge is one of my favorites. Its simplicity makes it even more attractive and at night is it out of this world. genie

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  14. Amazing night shots! You must have a great camera! That bridge with the blue light in the arch is really interesting!

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  15. Awesome! Great set of night shots!

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  16. I thought I had commented already... maybe I was just dazzled by the lights. now I am simply impressed that you have such a steady hand!

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