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16 June 2013

1919 – Unbuilt Arch of Remembrance and Victory, Chiswick, London

Architect: Maurice B. Adams The local Council discussed how best to commemorate the dead of the recently ended war.. Rejecting the suggestion of a sunken bandstand on Turnham Green, the Council decided to...

10 June 2013

1918 – Australia House, The Strand, London

Architect: Alexander Marshall Mackenzie A major landmark on Strand, London, construction on the building by the Dove Brothers commenced in 1913, but was delayed by World War I. Designed by the Scottish architect...

08 June 2013

1931 – Imperial Chemical House, Millbank, London

Architect: Sir Frank Baines Imperial Chemical House was built between 1928 and 1931 by Sir Frank Baines in the neoclassical style of the inter-war years. Constructed as the headquarters for Imperial Chemical Industries....

05 June 2013

1906 – Town Hall, Woolwich, London

Architect: Alfred Brumwell Thomas The Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich was a Metropolitan borough in the County of London from 1900 to 1965. Building began on the hall on 11 February 1903, with the...

01 June 2013

1923 – Bush House, Aldwych, London

Architect: Harvey Wiley Corbett As part of the firm of Helmle & Corbett, Harvey Wiley Corbett had designed Bush Tower, a 30-story Neo-Gothic skyscraper built for the Bush Terminal Company on 42nd St....

31 May 2013

1922 – Dickins & Jones, 224-244 Regent St., London

Architect: Henry Tanner In 1790, Dickins and Smith opened a shop at 54, Oxford Street, at the sign of the Golden Lion. In 1830 the shop was renamed “Dickins, Sons and Stevens”, and...

31 May 2013

1873 – Grand Cafe Royal, Regent Street, London

Architect: Archer & Green From The Building News, October 30 1873: “This building, the elevation of which we this week illustrate, is situate on tho east side of Air-street, Rogent-street, and has been...

31 May 2013

1920 – Magnet House, Kingsway, London

Architect: R. Frank Atkinson Constructed for the General Electric Co., and extended over the years. Sold in later 1950s and demolished shortly after. Replaced by a building, also called Magnet House, by Richard...

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...