Redfern visions 34: Little Eveleigh Street 2

Little Eveleigh Street has changed little since M and I lived there 17 years ago, though there have been quite a few changes in the area – more on that later. It was then, and is now, a surprising oasis in deepest Redfern/Darlington. It also had a strong community feel. On this little vacant lot there were regularly neighbourhood barbecues.

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That was diagonally opposite where we were living, the house with the green roof in the next picture…

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The little attic window was put in after we left. It was a very small house, but the backyard was surprisingly big.

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Not far to the west of our house Little Eveleigh Street fed into Wilson Street, which runs up to Newtown. Across the road at the end of the street a lane led down to Lawson Street. The house in the next picture fronts onto Little Eveleigh.  Did you ever see such ivy?

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All these were taken in early morning, conditions a bit hazy…

Original photos by Neil Whitfield 2008

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