Ultimo is an inner-city suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Ultimo is located 2 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of the City of Sydney.
Broadway is a locality around the road of the same name, which is located on the borders of Ultimo, Chippendale and Glebe.
The commercial areas of Ultimo are mainly centred around Broadway, Harris Street and Wattle Street. The Broadway Shopping Centre is located in the former site of the flagship building of the Grace Brothers department store chain. The Ultimo area is undergoing gentrification, with considerable redevelopment of industrial buildings for residential and commercial purposes.
The Sydney-based radio and television studios for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation are located in Ultimo on Harris Street. Harris Street is also the home of Sydney's Powerhouse Museum. Wentworth Park is a multi-purpose sporting facility in Ultimo that is used for various sports including rugby union, rugby league, soccer and greyhound racing.
Ultimo is well-served by public transport. Central railway station is at the southern border of the suburb, on the opposite side of Broadway. Metro Light Rail and the Sydney monorail both have stations at the eastern edge of the suburb, where Ultimo borders Darling Harbour. Many buses travel along Broadway.
A distinctive landmark in Ultimo is the railway viaduct that carries the old railway line through Wentworth Park. The viaduct was built in 1922 and consists primarily of twenty-three brick arches. It is considered "an outstanding example of engineering brickwork" and is listed on the Register of the National Estate. The viaduct now carries the Metro Light Rail line.
Ultimo is home to the main campus of the University of Technology, Sydney and the Sydney Institute of TAFE, the largest TAFE in New South Wales. International Grammar School is located near the western boundary. Ultimo Primary School is bounded by Jones Street, Wattle Street and Quarry Street.