Image shows Alto apartments at Charlestown NSW, and Charlestown Road, a car can be seen in the left lane pulling up to the pedestrian crossing between Hilltop Plaza and Service NSW building. also near Matara Hotel.

Charlestown Road, Charlestown

Pictured above. Charlestown Road, pictured left is the Hilltop Plaza and the Alto apartment block.

Nearby outside of the frame is the Services Australia building and the Mattara Hotel.

I can recall visiting this shopping center as a small child with my grandfather, a ‘Go-Lo,’ resided downstairs. and I can recall the excitement as a small child visiting the shops. Many years ago a ramp resided inside near the elevator shaft which you could walk down into the outdoor area.