Was a Mayan Temple found in Australia?

Short answer, no. But many years ago a wonderful building was located in Pyrmont here in Sydney. The building was designed by the great Walter Burley Griffin. You may know him as the guy who designed the capital city of Australia. The building in this case was an incinerator. Built to handle some of the waste of the growing city of Sydney. It lasted from the 1930s to 1992 when it was demolished by Meriton to build another throw away apartment block. Such a sad ending. They even destroyed the artwork that made this building so unique.

You can see by the photos that the building was spectacular in design. Not only art deco, but literally covered in carvings and sculptures. It was considered to be heritage listed, other such incinerators have been saved and converted into theaters etc. But apparently this building was “too far gone” to save… hmm with a company like Meriton, I wonder how true this was.

I stole these images from these sites listed below. I would recommend checking them out for more history and images. I feel so sad this build is gone, it would have been amazing to explore

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