Nowhere is the juxtaposition of affluent and poorer class living more evident than in a small Australian suburb known, ever so fondly, as The Bend.
“The Bend is a unique area in Australia,” he said.
“And it’s also fantastically historical in the sense that it was one of the areas in Australia where you had a huge mix of classes. You had really well-off people living cheek to jowl with the poorer classes.”
Mr Belcher along with architectural history guide Wayne Campbell – will take people through the narrow lanes and streets of Horseshoe Bend for the Friends of Grossmann House first heritage walk of the year.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Feb. 28, 2013.