An art and history project of more than one hundred brass plaques telling the stories of Kings Cross has been entered into the National Heritage Awards.

Called The Strip on the Strip, most of the plaques were embedded into a granite footpath along Darlinghurst road in early 2005 with the final one going into the ground in August 2007.

The plaques tell stories of art, poetry, sleaze, humour, prostitutes, drug dealers and some of the upstanding residents of the area.

“Kings Cross is full of

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