Drysdales Chambers

Stage Number: MBNH.09.01.88

Group: Old Town & River

Local Study Area: Brisbane City (CBD)

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Street Address: 580 Queen St, Brisbane City

Latitude & Longitude: -27.462,153.03097222

Time Link: 1927

Map Link: 1928

Image Time Point: 1928

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Drysdales Chambers was built in 1927, Architect: R. T. Erskine. It was constructed for Drysdale Ltd as Brisbane’s first day/night chemist. It is a unique building, that was designed to conform to its constricted, corner block.


J. Ford & S. Grassadonia, C.B.D Masterplan Heritage Survey 2003-07, Parts 1-5, (B.C.C., 2008)

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MLMS. 40 chain AG2 series 1887–1932—Moreton district. 40 chains to 1 inch. Moreton 40 Chain map AG2 series sheet 2 north. AG2