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Architecture of Liverpool

06 March 2012

1882 – St. Lukes Art Workshops, Myrtle St., Liverpool

Architect: Henry Sumners Perspective view including ground plan as published in The Building News, June 23rd 1882. Designed by Henry Summers, this building became the studio and offices of Norbury, Upton & Paterson,...

12 February 2012

1876 – St. Peter’s Church, Aintree, Liverpool

Architect: Bell & Roper Perspective including elevation & plan as depicted in The Building News, April 28th 1876. Consecrated in November 1877.

05 February 2012

1943 – Plan for Liverpool around Lutyen’s Cathedral

Architect: Edwin Lutyens Lutyens’ unrealised vision for a re-arranged Liverpool centred around his uncompleted cathedral. The cathedral would have been a massive classical/Byzantine structure in brick and granite that would have become the...

05 February 2012

1917 – Cunard Building, Liverpool

Architect: Willink & Thicknesse Constructed between 1914 and 1916, and one of the Pier Head’s ‘Three Graces’, the Cunard Line’s head office for 60 years from its completion in 1917 until the Company’s...

17 February 2011

1858 – St. Francis Xavier Church, Liverpool, Lancashire

Architect: S.J. Nicholl Design for Altar & Reredos published in The Building News, January 1st. 1858.

06 February 2011

1930 – Lutyens’ design for new Cathedral, Liverpool

Architect: Sir Edwin Lutyens Following the purchase of a site at Brownlow Hill in 1930, Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869–1944) was commissioned to provide a design which would be an appropriate response to the...

05 February 2011

1906 – Tower Buildings, Liverpool

Architect: Walter Aubrey Thomas The present structure is one of the earliest steel-framed buildings in England, and details of its architecture reflect the earlier fortified building on the site. It is clad in...

05 February 2011

1899 – Post Office, Liverpool

Architect: Henry Tanner Probably one of the finest post office buildings in the UK, reminiscent of a French chateau. Unfortunately, the building was severely damaged in the May blitz in 1941, resulting in...

05 February 2011

1886 – Liverpool Exhibition