Monday Memories: Sydney Opera House under construction, 1970

Construction of the iconic Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia began in 1959 and was not completed until 14 years later in 1973. When I was there in 1970, residents of Sydney were complaining not only about the time it was taking to complete construction but also about the total cost. Click here for some interesting facts about the Opera House.



I’m in the process of digitizing old photos and slides and thought I’d share a few from time to time.

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  1. de Wets Wild says:

    Today it is such an icon of the city, so I suppose it was worth the wait!

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  2. ktbug512 says:

    Wow! It’s so cool that you got to see it being built.

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  3. raoneqs says:

    Seems you have witnessed building one of the wonders in the modern world..

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    1. I guess so, but it didn’t seem like that at the time. 🙂

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