Oxford Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney
Taylor Square is a locality in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Taylor Square is located beside a major road junction, where Oxford Street meets Flinders Street and Bourke Street. Taylor Square is also on the border of the suburbs of Darlinghurst and Surry Hills. The square sits above the tunnel section of the Eastern Distributor part of Metroad 1. The square is named after Robert Taylor (1792 - 1850), a convict transported in 1820, and freed in 1826. Taylor subsequently became a businessman and owned approximately two acres of land and buildings which included the area now occupied by the square.
The area formerly bound by the traffic of the three streets is popularly known as "Gilligan's Island" because of three large palm trees that once occupied the strip, but have since been subsequently removed. Construction of the Eastern Distributor also entailed the realignment of traffic flow in the area. Direct vehicle access across Oxford Street via Bourke Street is no longer possible.
The locality is a centre of the city's nightlife, especially for its gay community. It features many pubs, bars, nightclubs, restaurants, cafes and shops.
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