The Russell Square precinct has been designed to foster a rich social and cultural mix. It features a variety of housing styles as well as shops, cafes and offices.
It starts just east of Palmerston Street, at the western boundary of the former Arcus site, and is bounded by Fitzgerald, Newcastle and Aberdeen Streets. A total of eleven heritage buildings have been restored and adapted for re-use, and nine of these are located on Aberdeen Street.
Aberdeen Street is a showcase piece for the precinct. It is an important east/west route for all forms of transport and has undergone an aesthetic transformation. Pavements have been upgraded and power lines have been undergrounded, while parking spaces have been retained. Olive and Leopard trees line the street, making it a perfect setting for alfresco dining.
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