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Canberra in the 50s, 60s and 70s (some things change and some stay the same)

By warmonga - 26 July 2011 22

petrie plaza

Here’s a link to some pictures from Canberra in the 50s, 60s and 70s.

It’s interesting to see how Canberra has grown from a small country town, yet in many respects has hardly changed at all.

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Holden Caulfield 5:07 pm 03 Aug 11

marty62 said :

These images appear to have been taken from my Flickrstream:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/canberrahouse/

marty62 said :

These images appear to have been taken from my Flickrstream:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/canberrahouse/

That’s a fantastic collection marty62!

Agreed, thanks for sharing.

qedbynature 11:49 am 29 Jul 11

Me no Fry@18 Yup it’s a Triumph TR4.

BicycleCanberra @13 I’m not convinced by that argument. I was in Toronto recently (pop 5.5 million) and Vancouver (2.5M) and both cities have largely retained vehicular access in the downtown areas. My impression is that while it seems potentially safer to keep the vehicles out, the experience is that people seem to adapt and develop habits around co-existence. Having viable alternatives to cars is obviously also a factor and density is another. I tend to agree with breda, the outcome of years of town planning for Civic has yet to deliver a thriving downtown environment, but it has given us the Canberra Centre…

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