Alice Street

Alice Street from Edward Street intersection.
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Alice Street, Brisbane is located in Queensland
Alice Street
Alice Street
Coordinates
General information
TypeStreet
LocationBrisbane
Length550 m (0.3 mi)[1]

Alice Street is a street in the Brisbane CBD, Queensland, Australia. It is the most southern major road in the city's central business district, running parallel to the other female-named streets in the city. It was named after Princess Alice of the United Kingdom.[2]

Geography

In a pocket of land between a curve of the Brisbane River and Alice Street is the City Botanic Gardens and Parliament House. Access to the Gardens Point QUT campus and the Riverside Expressway is provided at the western end of the street.

The male-named streets from William Street to Edward Street end at intersections with Alice Street.

History

Alice Street is one of the earliest streets in Brisbane.[3]

Brisbane Ferries operated from the eastern end as early as the 1860s.

Heritage listings

Alice Street has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

Major intersections

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See also

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References

  1. ^ Google. "Alice Street, Brisbane" (Map). Google Maps. Google.
  2. ^ "What's the story behind the men's and women's street names in Brisbane's CBD?". ABC News. 20 December 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Early Streets of Brisbane (entry 645611)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 8 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Parliament House (entry 600069)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  5. ^ "Brisbane Botanic Gardens (entry 600067)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  6. ^ "Public Works Depot (entry 600068)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  7. ^ "Old Mineral House (entry 600092)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  8. ^ "Early Streets of Brisbane (entry 700011)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 19 June 2013.

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