Today, 100 years ago, on Saturday, 20 January 1923, the Stephens Park Estate in Annerley was being advertised for sale by public auction on the ground.
1923 Stephens Park Estate - Annerley, Brisbane
The Stephens Park Estate was advertised in the local papers on the days leading up to the sale.
The Stephens Park Estate covers Ipswich Road, Waldheim Street, Blacket Street (map shows as Thomas Street), Stephens Street, Linville Lane, Military Close, Dudley Street East, View Street, Lewisham Street (map shows as Creek Street), Ekibin Road (map shows as Ekibin Street), Ekibin Road (map shows as Ekibin Street), Willis Street, Arnwood Place (map shows as Road to Greenslopes), Lambton Street (map shows as Rose Street), Lothian Street (map shows as Jane Street), Bower Street, Real Street and Annerley Road.
Check out the 1946 Aerial view of the Stephens Park Estate.
1946 Aerial Photo of Stephens Park Estate
More Annerley information available
Newspaper Advertisement - The Brisbane Courier - Page 10
Saturday 20 January 1923
On the ground, at 3pm.
STEPHENS PARK, ANNERLEY JUNCTION
That choice Parklike Residential area immediately surrounding the residences of Messrs W. and T. Stephens and opposite Junction Park State School. The last central block available for subdivision.
95 Beautiful Breezy Building Blocks,
Situated on the Eastern slope from the Ipswich Road. The pick of the district, right in the centre, within three minutes of tram.
Areas 16 to 32 perches, having wide frontages, also a block of 2.5 acres.
Note the easy terms: £5 cash deposit, and £1 per month for every £50 of purchase money or part thereof, interest 6 per cent on half-yearly balance, final payment in 36 months.
Plans now available. It will pay you to inspect.
Blocksidge & Ferguson Limited, Auctioneers and Real Property Salesmen, Queen Street, City and Clayfield.