The site is associated with William Davis who initially claimed the land and developed part of the combined sites for commercial and residential use. It is subsequently associated with his heirs and a number of local land owners and speculators including local businessman and one time Mayor of Sydney, Thomas Playfair, who constructed the buildings and other buildings in the local area.
No. 121 has been used as sandwich shop/ refreshment room and café since the 1970s and been managed and has been associated with the same family and proprietors since the 1980s. Nos. 123-125 have been associated with prominent Australian artist, Ken Done, and been used as a gallery and shop for Done merchandising since the late 1980s.