Suburb Profile - Crows Nest
Crows Nest is a suburb on the lower North Shore of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Crows Nest is located 5 kilometres north of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of North Sydney Council.
Crows Nest was originally part of a 524-acre (2.12 km2) land grant made to Edward Wollstonecraft in 1821.The grant extended from the site of the present day Crows Nest to Wollstonecraft. Edward Wollstonecraft built a cottage, the 'Crow's Nest' and, according to his business partner Alexander Berry, chose the name "on account of its elevated and commanding position". Berry later built a more substantial Crow's Nest House on the estate in 1850, taking the name of the earlier cottage. This site is now the building site of North Sydney Demonstration School and the gates of Crows Nest House (added in the 1880s) still stand at the Pacific Highway entrance to the school. Berry died at Crows Nest House on 30 November 1873.
As of the 2011 census, there were 4,048 residents in Crows Nest. 41% of people were in the 25-39 year age group, compared to 20.9% nationally. The most common ancestries in Crows Nest were English 24.2%, Australian 19.7%, Irish 9.1%, Scottish 6.8% and Chinese 4.9%. For employed people aged 15 years and over, the most common occupations included Professionals 41.6%, Managers 20.4%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.4%, Technicians and Trades Workers 7.6%, and Sales Workers 6.6%.
Crows Nest is a significant commercial district which is noted for its variety of shops and restaurants. It is centred on the junction of five main roads about 1 kilometre north by northwest of the original site of Crows Nest House.
The Warringah Freeway runs along the northern border of Crows Nest and the Pacific Highway is a major road along the western border.
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