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In Eveleigh NSW on “Proposed demolition of the...” at 35 Henderson Road Eveleigh NSW 2015:

James Baber commented

I would like to add to the many voices who strongly object to the development proposal (DA D/2015/772) to demolish the historic Alexandria Hotel and replace it with a generic apartment block. I am not against development, and the addition of well designed accommodation in appropriate areas is important, but not at the expense of the heritage and amenity of our community. There are already many developments in this area to support future housing needs such as the new developments on Mitchell Road nearby, and of course the Ashmore precinct. Alexandria needs to retain it's heritage or it risks becoming a community without a soul. I dispute the argument that because there are a handful of other pubs in existence designed by the same architects that the Alexandria Hotel is not unique or worth saving. This is precisely why it is worth saving - it should be heritage listed.

Please do not allow the destruction of a valuable piece of Sydney's history, a classic hotel that means so much to the community.

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