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17 August 2010

1886 – Kensington Gore Mansions, Kensington, London

Architect: Driver & Rew Perspective View ~ Ground & Upper Floor plans as published in The Building News, March 9th 1877. Kensington Gore, London (1879-86) was one of the first block of flats...

22 July 2010

1891 – South Kensington Museum Competition, London

Architect: T.E. Collcutt Perspective view including plans published in The Building News, August 21st 1891.

24 June 2010

1863 – National Albert Memorial, Kensington, London

Architect: George Gilbert Scott Selected design as published in The Builder, May 23 1863. When Prince Albert died on 14 December 1861, the initiative was taken by the Lord Mayor of London, William...

23 June 2010

1885 – No.70, Ennismore Gardens, South Kensington, London

Architect: Basil Champneys Front Elevation including plans as published in The Building News, July 23rd 1886. This eclectic neo-Jacobean fa├žade, in red Fareham brick and Portland stone, contrasted sharply with the stodgier work...

15 June 2010

1892 – Hyde Park Court, Albert Gate, Kensington, London

Architect: Thomas Archer Destroyed by fire in early 1893. Perspective view published in The Building News, November 25th 1892.

07 May 2010

1887 – The Imperial Institute Competition, South Kensington, London

Architects: T.E. Collcutt, Arthur W. Blomfield, Robert Rowand Anderson, Aston Webb & Ingress Bell Published in The Building News, July 15th. 1887. The Prince of Wales appointed an organizing committee in November 1886....

11 March 2010

1875 – Convent of the Assumption, Kensington Square, London

Architect: Goldie & Child Designed and built between 1870 and 1875 by George Goldie of Goldie & Child, this convent church is still in use today by the order who commissioned it.

10 March 2010

1869 – St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Kensington, London

Architect: George Goldie From The Architect and Contract Reporter, October 2 1869: The site of the New Pro-Cathedral at Kensington is, unfortunately, not all that could be desired; at any rate, as things...

22 November 2009

1881 – St. Mary Abbots Church, Kensington, London

Architect: Sir George Gilbert Scot Designed by the celebrated 19th Century architect Sir George Gilbert Scott and built in 1872, is one of the finest examples of Victorian Gothic style. It houses the...