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The Rape of Britain – City of London Boys’ School – Saved

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At the time of publishing, the fate of this building still lay in the balance: “The threatened City of London Boys’ School, Edwardian Baroque landmark on the Thames” From Wikipedia: The Victoria Embankment building, a grand building said to be in the Italian Renaissance style but actually in a high Victorian style with a steep […]

The Rape of Britain – City of London Club – Saved

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At the time of publishing, the City Club (sic) was under threat from the building of the NatWest Tower (Tower 42): “The City Club, built in 1833 by Philip Hardwick, to make way for National Westminster’s 600-foot office tower” From Wikipedia: The City of London Club was established in 1832 and is the oldest of […]