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I know that Craig is just the name, I do not know if it is popular or not, but I know only one Craig :) so I can't resist posting and dedicate this shot to our friend.
In big cities in Australia there are beautiful old style shopping centers called Arcades. there is one famous in Sydney - Queen Victoria Building when someone is banned from shopping, Melbourne and Adelaide has nice arcade and I saw also Brisbane Arcade.

Brisbane Arcade is a heritage-listed shopping arcade located at 160 Queen Street and runs from Queen Street (now part of Queen Street Mall) and Adelaide Street in the city of Brisbane.
Brisbane Arcade was built in 1923 for Dr James Mayne, and his sister Mary Emelia Mayne. It was designed by Richard Gailey, Jr. and constructed at a cost of £70,000, with the Queen Street section built by J. & E.L. Rees, and the Adelaide Street section completed by Forsyth and Speering. Construction was completed in the same year and the arcade was subsequently opened in 1924.
Since the deaths of James Mayne in 1939, and Mary Mayne in 1940, Brisbane Arcade has been operated by a board of trustees acting on behalf of their estates, with operating proceeds benefiting the University of Queensland School of Medicine.[4][6][7] McGees Property manages the arcade on behalf of the board of trustees.
On 5 February 1952, the Johnstone Gallery was opened in a former bomb shelter under Brisbane Arcade, where it remained until closing on 19 December 1957 in order to relocate to Bowen Hills.
Brisbane Arcade was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 21 October 1992.
The arcade features art work from the hosting of Brisbane's World Expo '88, namely, "Mirage" by Swiss-Israeli artist Gidon Graetz.

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