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25 July 2013

1873 – St. John Evangelist Schools, Holborn, London

Architect: F.W. Tasker & Keith D. Young Published in The Building News, December 12 1873: “The schools of which we give illustration and plan consist of infants’, girls’, and boys’, with accommodation in...

23 July 2013

1919 – Proposed Remodeling of Paddington Station, London

Architect: Philip Tilden Un-constructed design for the remodeling of Paddington Station in London. Published in The Building News, June 11 1919. Tildens’ best known works, apart from an unexecuted design for a tower...

17 July 2013

1874 – St. Peter’s Church, Eaton Square, London

Architect: Arthur W. Blomfield St. Peter’s was designed in a classical style by the architect Henry Hakewill, completed by 1827, and featured a six-columned Ionic portico and a clock tower. In 1874, the...

16 July 2013

1920 – Monument Telephone Exchange, Tower St., London

Architect: Edward Cropper Still in use today, and externally largely as illustrated. From The Building News, September 17 1920: “Declarations were made for the erection of this building in 1914-15. but. owing to...

07 July 2013

1920 – Gresham House, Old Broad St., London

Architect: W.T. Hanman Demolished when the area was cleared to make way for the NatWest Tower now Tower 42. Published in The Building News, August 6 1920: “The illustration shows the Broad Street...

01 July 2013

1873 – National Safe Deposit Company, Queen Victoria Street, London

Architect: John Whichcord Incorporated in May 1872 as the National Safe Deposit Company Ltd, the company changed its name to the National Safe Deposit and Trustee Company Ltd on February 1 1928, later...

01 July 2013

1874 – Old Furnivals Distillery, Nos. 26-27 High Holborn, London

Architect: George Somers-Clarke Published in The Building News, December 26 1873: “Nos. 26 and 27, High Holborn, have been taken by Messrs. Henry Brett and Co., of the Old Furnival’s Distillery, and have...

01 July 2013

1874 – Floating Swimming Baths, Charing Cross, London

Architect: Driver & Rew Published in The Building News, July 3, 1874: “Our illustration gives a view of the interior of the Charing-cross Bath, now in the course of completion, and which, when...

01 July 2013

1874 – Corpus Christi Church, Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London

Architect: F.H. Pownall The foundation stone of Corpus Christi was laid on 5th August 1873. Pownall created Corpus Christi in the same style as his design for the Sacred Heart, Holloway, Early English....