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Monday 10:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 7:00pm
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Step back in time

Take a glimpse at the history of this Sydney landmark

As we continue to make exciting renovations to Market City in 2018, we can’t help but take a look back at where we came from and how our building came to be such a well known Sydney landmark.

Located in the heart of Sydney’s Chinatown, Market City has been a bustling historical cultural centre for many years. Originally built in 1909 as the city’s fruit and vegetable markets, the building is an iconic and significant site of Sydney’s early industrialisation.

Market City 1909 Sydney landmark

Market City 1909 Sydney landmark

Market City 1909

Market City 1909 Sydney landmark

Market City facade showing 1909

Plaque outside Market City

Today, located within the heritage significant red-brick façade, is our 1909 Dining Precinct. With interiors inspired by the juxtaposition between old and new, this new food offering pays homage to our rich history.

Providing the ideal environment to savour Sydney’s newest retail dining experience, 1909 also translates to ‘MC‐MIX’ in Roman Numerals, reflecting the true ‘Market City Mix’ of diverse and authentic restaurants within the Precinct.

Newly renovated 1909 Dining Precinct

Market City Sydney landmark


Take a walk through the new and improved Precinct, shop for your essentials, or grab a quick meal at our Level 1 Food Court.

Information and photo credits: Property NSW, City of Sydney Archives, Concrete Playground, John Fryz.

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