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Nutshell Knows: Sydenham

Welcome back to Nutshell Knows, our locale-specific series that dives into the past, present, and future of some of Sydney’s best-loved Inner West communities. Today we’ll look at Sydenham, a Sydney suburb named after a similar London town.


The Basics: Geography, Population, and Demographics
The St Peters – Sydenham area is quite small, just 176 hectares and the 2016 population was reported … Read the full post »

Nutshell Knows: Leichhardt

Welcome back to Nutshell Knows. In this series, we dive deep into some of Sydney’s thriving Inner West communities. Today we’re featuring Leichhardt. Although Leichhardt is actually named after a Prussian explorer, today it’s best known as Sydney’s “Little Italy.”


The Basics: Geography, Population, and Demographics
Proclaimed a municipality back in 1871, Leichhardt’s borders have changed several times, merging with Annandale and Balmain in … Read the full post »

[VIDEO] NUTSHELL KNOWS: MARRICKVILLE

Marrickville is home to over 25, 000 people and is the Inner West’s largest suburb. It has a rich industrial history, with former steel mills, brickworks and automotive factories. In fact, in 1935, there were over 130 different manufacturers in the area…. Read the full post »

NUTSHELL KNOWS: STANMORE

Welcome back to Nutshell Knows, a series that dives into the past, present, and future of some of Sydney’s thriving Inner West communities. This edition features Stanmore, birthplace of former Prime Minister Harold Holt.

The Basics: Geography, Population, and Demographics

The Inner West suburb of Stanmore is bounded by Parramatta Road on the north and Newington Road on the south. It’s … Read the full post »

NUTSHELL KNOWS: PETERSHAM

This installment of Nutshell Knows features the community of Petersham, which has a rich and interesting history. It’s a long-established residential area in Sydney’s Inner West, and it continues to be an outstanding place to live and work.

The Basics: Geography, Population and Demographics

Just 6 kilometers from the Sydney CBD, Petersham borders Marrickville on the south and Lewisham on the … Read the full post »

NUTSHELL KNOWS: ALEXANDRIA

In this edition of Nutshell Knows, we profile Alexandria, a suburb defined by change in recent years.

The Basics: Geography, Population and Demographics in Alexandria

Sydney’s Alexandria is just 2km south of Central station. The thriving suburb shares its borders with Erskineville, Surry Hills, Zetland, Rosebery and Zetland.

Although Alexandria has a history as an industrial suburb, it is undergoing significant gentrification and … Read the full post »

NUTSHELL KNOWS: ENMORE

In this edition of Nutshell Knows, we profile Enmore, a vibrant suburb in Sydney’s Inner West with a rich history that continues to find itself at the forefront of modern Australian culture.

The Basics: Geography, Population and Demographics in Enmore

Located in the heart of the Inner West, Enmore shares borders with Newtown, Camperdown, Stanmore, Marrickville and St Peters – Sydenham, and sits … Read the full post »

Nutshell Knows: Marrickville

Welcome to Nutshell Knows, a series where we dive into the past, present and future of some of Sydney’s thriving inner west communities. In this edition, we profile Marrickville, the largest suburb in Sydney’s inner west and one with a rich industrial heritage that continues to shape the community as we know it today.

The Basics: Geography, Population and Demographics

Geographically, Marrickville is … Read the full post »