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05 June 2013

1919 – Entrance, Skefko Ball Bearing Works, Luton, Bedfordshire

Architect: Alfred Brumwell Thomas Now known as SKF, it was founded in Gothenburg, Sweden by Sven Wingqvist, inventor of the double row self-aligning ball bearing. Founded in Luton in 1911 with 150 employees....

31 May 2013

1919 – Coliseum Cinema, High St., Clapham, London

Architect: North & Robin In 1910 the Electric Picture Palace had opened in Venn St. Clapham on the site of a former stables. In 1919 a new magnificent cinema with 3,000 seats was...

21 May 2013

1919 – Corner Oxford St & Stratford Place, London

Architect: Arthur Sykes Still extant today, the ground floor being used for a single large store, but otherwise largely unchanged. From The Building News, September 12 1919: “This work ‘is now about to...

05 April 2013

1919 – Two Unit Concrete Cottages, Clockhouse Way, Braintree, Essex

Architect: Charles H. B. Quennell Published in The Building News, October 24 1919: “Two Unit Concrete Cottages, Braintree, Essex. Plan, elevation, and view. Messrs. Charles H. B. Quennell, F.R.I.B.A., and W.F. Crittal, Architects....

31 March 2013

1919 – Sanctuary Buildings, Great Smith St., London

Architect: C.J. Pawley Demolished, and a reproduction facade constructed to front a new vast office block for government departments. Published in The Building News, August 27 1919: “This spacious block of Government office...

31 January 2013

1919 – Proposed Theatre, Charing Cross Rd., London

Architect: Frank T. Verity Published in The Building News, December 12 1919: “The drawing reproduced on our doublepage plate to-day was exhibited at the Royal Academy this year. Mr. Frank Verity, F.R.I.B.A., of...

17 July 2012

1919 – House at Hornchurch, London

Architect: A. Henry Heron Published in The Building News, September 9 1919: “This drawing shows a new house erected at Hornchurch from the designs of Mr. A. Harry Heron, A.R.I.B.A.. of Westminster. The...

15 July 2012

1919 – St. John’s Vicarage, Southend, Lewisham, Kent

Architect: Sir Charles A. Nicholson Published in The Building News, November 28 1919: “A double-page illustration, giving the plan, elevations, and sections of this South London proposed church appeared in our issue of...

02 July 2012

1919 – Rollercoaster, Winnipeg Beach, Manitoba

The property that would become Winnipeg Beach Park was owned by The Canadian Pacific Railway. It leased land to private developers. They in turn developed beach and picnic facilities. The railway then made...