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Architecture of Liverpool

06 May 2014

1899 – Selected Design for Royal Institution, Liverpool

Architect: Briggs & Wolstenholme The Liverpool Royal Institution was a learned society set up in 1814 for “the Promotion of Literature, Science and the Arts”. After the construction of the William Brown Library...

05 February 2014

1897 – White Star Line Building, Liverpool, Lancashire

Architect: Richard Norman Shaw & J. Francis Doyle Designed by Richard Norman Shaw with J. Francis Doyle, it was built for the Ismay, Imrie and Company shipping company, which later became the White...

05 February 2014

1920 – Design for Elder, Dempster & Co., Liverpool

Architect: Briggs & Wolstenholme / Hobbs & Thornely Elder, Dempster & Co. were a shipping line and cargo agents based in Liverpool from the mid 19th century onwards. Elder Dempster Lines was the...

05 February 2014

1903 – Design for the Cathedral, Liverpool

Architect: Frank Whalley Honourable Mention in the preliminary round of the second architectural competition to design an Anglican cathedral for Liverpool. After a open round, five entrants were invited into the final considerations....

05 February 2014

1902 – Design for new Cathedral, Liverpool

Architect: Charles Herbert Reilly Charles Herbert Reilly’s proposed design for Liverpool Cathedral was in the English Neo-Classical style, with a large central dome like Wren’s St Paul’s. This was the second competition in...

06 January 2014

1850 – Sailors’ Home, Liverpool

Architect: John Cunningham Liverpool Sailors’ Home, was designed to provide safe, inexpensive lodging for sailors, and to offer educational and recreational opportunities. It operated from 1850 to July 1969. The building was demolished...

05 January 2014

1934 – Mersey Tunnel Building, Liverpool

Architect: Herbert James Rowse Constructed to contain both offices and ventilator equipment for the Queensway Tunnel. The tunnel entrances, toll booths and ventilation building exteriors were all designed by architect Herbert James Rowse....

05 January 2014

1934 – North John Street Ventilation Station, Liverpool

Architect: Herbert James Rowse Architect’s sketch proposal for ventilation station on Mersey tunnel. Grade II Listed building.

22 March 2013

1920 – Theatre & Winter Garden, Clayton Square, Liverpool

Architect: Robert Atkinson From The Building News, October 8 1920: “We illustrate from this year’s Royal Academy Exhibition the Picture House and Winter Garden which it is proposed to erect in Clayton Square,...