Posts Tagged ‘charlie rye. heritage alice springs

Memories of Charlie Rye

Dec 13, 2010 | Discuss

Memories of Charlie Rye

One of the real good news stories in 2010 was the announcement of heritage listing for Charlie Rye’s house on Old Eastside in Alice Springs. Only a handful of homes in Alice Springs have been heritage-listed, and many that might have been have been demolished. This weekend I was thrilled to hear from Charlie’s daughter Liz Angeletti, in a letter that evokes not only that wonderful domain, but everything that went with it: I was fortunate to live and grow up in’the house that Ch...Read more

Nice work, Charlie

Sep 14, 2010 | Discuss

Nice work, Charlie

By Domenico Pecorari Following the  publication of last week’s post about Charlie Rye’s house, the Heritage Advisory Council (HAC) has made a recommendation to the Minister to have the house listed on the NT Heritage Register, the only legal mechanism by which our heritage can be protected. I was very fortunate to have been introduced to Charlie Rye by Margaret Baker in the year before he died. Over several visits, I came to see Charlie as one of this town’s “quiet achie...Read more