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Labor Dominated Suburb of Coogee...For A While

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  The purpose of this post is not to discuss politics, I couldn't care less about it. However, as owner of window cleaning Coogee , I noticed a strange connection today when I was cleaning windows in beachside suburb, Coogee. The client I spoke to mentioned that Coogee USED to be quite a run down area when her family moved in around 30-40 years ago. Not that you would notice this now of course, the area commands not only steep property sale prices, but also steep rents too! So, the question that came to my mind is...How can an area that is now a typically conservative region have been so closely affiliated with the opposite end of the politcal sphere? The typically conservative style area, spent many years as a Labor stronghold, before switching 180 degrees to typical expectations. Coogee - Humble Roots, Rapid Growth It is hard to believe that this affluent area was not always the jewel in the crown of the unofficial capital of Australia, Sydney. But, as unlikely as it seems, Cooge

Bondi Icebergs Club

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  Why Include Icebergs in A Post About Architecture? When it comes to great buildings and constructions in Sydney Australia, Icebergs may not, at first, appear to be a natural fit for this category. However, I have been window cleaning Maroubra , which is only a mile or two away for many years, and over this time my appreciation for this iconic pool have grown. The important thing to remember about Bondi Icebergs is that it is not your traditional open air pool, and that is exactly how it was designed...to be naturally amazing! A Brief Guide To It's History The area had a natural rock pool at it's southern end that became popular with swimmers. Amazingly, this started to gain popularity in the early 1800's! However, in 1880 Waverley Council requested the building of public 'baths'. This idea, whilst not universally popular, became the forerunner for what we have today. In 1886, the NSW government gave permission to a certain Mr A Williams to begin construction of th