Perspective View from the river Thames, published in The Architect, January 2nd 1886. Well-known residents have included George Bernard Shaw, H.G. Wells, Sarah Caudwell and Stafford Cripps. It is also home to the Farmers Club, the United Nations Association UK and Liberal International, which is housed within the National Liberal Club. The building forms part of the vista, frequently photographed by tourists, from the bridge in St James’s Park looking towards Horse Guards Parade.