Hindley Street is the historically grungy street in Adelaide's CBD with little in the way of modernist Adelaide architecture. Historically, it has been the nightlife entertainment centre of a suburban and industrial Adelaide. Today the street consists of yiros outlets, shisha venues, convenience stores, massage parlours and pubs.
It is in need of a bit more diversity to overcome the tacky look of urban impoverishment. This is an example of the historical grunge:
Despite the recent emergence of a laneways and street culture in Adelaide, Hindley Street still has an image problem from the perspective of the city council. It is a counter image to the offical brand of the city.