Stop-work order for demolition of modernist Ryde Civic Centre

ArchitectureAu – 

The long-planned demolition of the 1960s modernist Ryde Civic Centre in Sydney has been put on hold after a last-ditch appeal from a seemingly unlikely quarter.

Heritage NSW confirmed on Friday 26 February that it had placed a 40-day stop-work order on the site after developer lobby group Urban Taskforce lodged a request for the building to be given interim heritage protection.

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