Location: Metro Adelaide

Built in 1900 and completed in 1906, The Adelaide Central Market has been a powerful statement for fresh produce in Adelaide for many years. Unknown to many, its tower has sat unused for 115 years — since its original construction.

The Adelaide Central Market Tower (Photo: Lena Madssen)

The Adelaide Central Market Tower (Photo: Lena Madssen)

To this date, the original purpose of The Adelaide Central Market Tower is unknown. Rumour suggests it was used as a fire lookout for the early detection of fires. Another source indicated that it was used as a local police post. The mystery of its true purpose still remains. If you think you may know, tell us in the comments below, or send Ryan Kris a message. Be sure to read his fascinating article ‘The mystery of the Adelaide Central Market Tower‘.

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