Lost Adelaide - State Library SA

16 February 2011


Welcome to the State Library of South Australia's tour of Lost Adelaide. A selection of demolished buildings from the City.

For more information on many of the buildings represented, we recommend visiting the State Library to search the catalogue and other resources or visit some of the Library's websites.

Alternatively, you can view a slideshow of this tour which has the images represented within this tour, plus additional photographs of the buildings and the streetscapes. 


Resources used: SLSA catalogue; Lost Adelaide by Michael Burden;Hotels and publicans in South Australia 1836 - March 1993 by JL Hoad;  Trove Australia website; Uniquely Rundle Mall website; Adelaide City Council website

  • place SA Company 1870s-1913

  • place North Terrace Houses -1966

  • place Exhibition Building 1887-1962

  • place Palais Royal 1920-1972