Wollongong East (former), NSW, 2500
Posted by: Tuena
S 34° 25.473 E 150° 54.061
56H E 307117 N 6188771
Quick Description: The Wollongong East (former) Post Office was built in 1882.
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 6/22/2012 4:59:26 AM
Waymark Code: WMEP9R
It is a heritage listed building which is described by the NSW Heritage Office as: Illustrative of early development of Wollongong around Market Square. Architectural significance - excellent and rare example of symmetrical Victorian Italianate. A two storey building with a tiled hip roof, painted cement render walling lined in imitation of ashlar.
Former Wollongong East Post Office, Group: Postal and Telecommunications.
Credit NSW Heritage Office: (visit link
A rare building it has landmark, architectural, townscape and aesthetic value.
It is now the Illawarra Museum.