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Rooftop revitalisation

The Library’s vision to be fully accessible to all includes providing access to parts of the historic Mitchell building rooftop. 

Work is underway to establish a small rooftop bar to accommodate 120 people. Accessible from the Domain, it has been designed simply so that no alteration to the envelope of the building will be visible from below.      

This new venue will offer Sydneysiders and visitors a unique experience while at the same time helping to encourage people back into the CBD. Everyone over the age of 18 will be welcome. 

The bar is expected to open in late-2021. 

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