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Item 25: Walkabout magazine : New South Wales photographs [Sydney restaurants & hotels, parks & fountains, streets & people, City & Harbour]1941-1967

The art deco Rural Bank, on Martin Place between Phillip and Elizabeth Streets, was built in 1936. Despite public protest, it was demolished in 1983 to make way for the 40 storey State Bank Centre in 1985.