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Old Buildings of Adelaide

Beehive Corner, King William Street, 1849


State Library Catalogue Reference: B 60076

Painting by ST Gill.

The original building housed the Tailor and Outfitter The Bee Hive, creating the iconic name. The current Beehive Corner was built 1895-97 in a Gothic Revival style. Notice the gold bee at the top. To the left of the Bee Hive was the original site for JA Holden & Co. Saddlers, the origins of the Holden car co.

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