Friday 26 February 2016
Thursday 25 February 2016
Friday 19 February 2016
On the corner of Carlisle Place, which has some of the oldest mansion blocks in London, is the eye-catching Manning House, which Westminster Council describes as stock-brick palazzo built in 1867. The council says the building served as the Archbishop of Westminster’s Palace from 1873 to 1901 and was reconstructed as offices in the 1960s.
Wednesday 17 February 2016
|Although it is almost always surrounded by traffic, this serene and surreal sculpture brings a touch of sophistication to Park Lane|
Tuesday 16 February 2016
Monday 8 February 2016
Part of a conservation area, Mitre Road was laid out in the early twentieth century. Lambeth Council's report notes: "It is a dignified tree-lined avenue of three storey apartment buildings of stock brick with white painted lintels ...Each property has a substantial rendered porch on tapering brackets set between two storey square bay windows. The frontages are set back from the pavement behind simple metal railings."
Thursday 4 February 2016
The home of the City of London school for about 100 years, this grand neo-classical Victorian building now houses investment bank J P Morgan.