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21 July 2009

1881 – Albert Hall Mansions, South Kensington, London

Architect: Richard Norman Shaw Front Perspective View as published in The Building News, October 21st 1881. Completed as illustrated and still used for housing accommodation today. “This building, which has lately been erected...

21 July 2009

1881 – Warehouses, Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London

Architect: Aston Webb Perspective view published in The Building News, March 18th 1881. “This building has been erected by Messrs. Waters and Son, of 34, Eastcheap, in a plot of laud held from...

21 July 2009

1881 – Royal Princess Theatre, Oxford Street, London

Architect: C.J. Phipps The Pricess’s Theatre between Winsley Street and Wells Street, Oxford Street. The theatre was demolished in 1931 to make way for a large Woolworth store, which itself was replaced by...

21 July 2009

1881 – Lambeth Infant School, London

Architect: John P. Seddon “The new infant-school buildings of St. Mary’s, Lambeth, have been erected upon a site kindly given by the Archbishop of Canterbury, with a frontage to the high road, a...

21 July 2009

1881 – Business Premises, 35 North St. Manchester Square, London

Architect: Walter Hensman “These premises, in the occupation of Messrs. T. Jennings and Son, engineers and lift-makers, consist of entrance-space and storage-rooms, on the ground and basement floors, and show- room on the...

21 July 2009

1881 – No. 1 Portland Place, London

Architect: C.J. Phipps “The illustration represents an important building just completed, from the designs of Mr. C. J. Phipps, F.S.A., at the angle of Portland-place, Langham-street, and Chandos-street, just opposite the Langham Hotel....

21 July 2009

1880 – Coffee Palace & Workman’s Hall, Kensal Green, London

Architect: William Boutcher “Until within the last few years two farmhouses alone stood amidst the green pastures south of the Great Western Railway at Kensal Green. Narrow bridges, with gates across them, spanned...

21 July 2009

1880 – The Reliance Life Assurance Society, King William Street, London

Architect: Fred Chancellor ” The new building of the Reliance Mutual Life Assurance Society, illustrated by us this week, and including Xos. 70, 71, and 72, King William-street, City, at the corner of...

21 July 2009

1880 – Residences, Portland Place, London

Architect: Thomas Porter “This residence has recently been completed, and is erected on the Portland Estate. The site being limited in area, it was found necessary to carry up the buildings to a...

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