Hackett Heritage: A Mid-century Modern Suburb Heritage Walk
A butterfly roof, Besser blocks, crazy paving and cordylines! See them all and how California came to Canberra and developed its own local character in our domestic architecture, gardens and urban development.
This walk takes in the simple to the simply stunning, original to latest renovation, mid-century modern has stood the test of time in Hackett and other suburbs established in the 1960s-1970s.
The walk is about 4km, on made footpaths with shady trees and there will be frequent stops. It will finish at the Hackett shops where you can view the Hackett Heritage exhibition and get refreshments at the local shops.
A Canberra and Region Heritage Festival event – organised jointly by the National Trust (ACT) and the Australian Garden History Society.