Adelaide suffered numerous economic setbacks and built up its wealth slowly, and its well-preserved Victorian architecture has a reassuring permanence quite unlike the over-the-top style of 1850s Melbourne, with its grandiose municipal buildings funded by easy gold-rush money. The bourgeois solidity of Adelaide’s streets is enhanced by the fact that virtually every building, public or domestic, is made of stone, whether sandstone, bluestone, South Australian freestone or slate.

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