Lonsdale Street, once the mismatched hub of creative and industrial activity in the heart of Canberra. Through the rapid gentrification of Braddon over the last five years, the vision for a hub of creatives and innovation has not unfolded, rather hospitality has taken precedence. Many of the original traders courageously preserve this spirit, however retaining a sense of DIY community amongst a fabricated aesthetic of concrete geometry and trendy cafes is a tough task.