Liverpool (8) A Miscellany of Buildings
From various locations a selection of miscellaneous pictures of buildings from all around the central area of Liverpool.
The Church of Our Lady and St. Nicholas set around by modern high rise apartment blocks of flats and offices near the Pierhead.
Church of Our Lady and St. Nicholas
Church of Our Lady and St. Nicholas
The Water Street No. 14 Oriel Chambers, an amazingly forward looking building with huge areas of glass, built in 1864 (yes 1864!) to the design of the relatively unknown architect Peter Ellis. Pevsner describes it as "one of the most remarkable buildings of its date in Europe".
Martins Bank by the architect Herbert J. Rowse in Water Street, French classical style built in 1927-1932
Martins Bank Building - a few details, the sculpture is by H. Tyson Smith
A detail of the interior foyer in Martins Bank
The ornate brass? door of Martins Bank
Liverpool Town hall
The Foyer of Liverpool Town hall
The landing area of the central staircase of Liverpool Town Hall
Looking up into the finely detailed dome of Liverpool Town Hall
All that remains of the Exchange Railway Station is the original facade by H. Shelmerdine built in 1884-1886 ...
.. the station interior has been replaced with fancy offices!
A modern office block complex near Moorfields Station - I find its simple symmetry quite attractive.
The Carlisle Building ???
The shopping complex and walkways known as Liverpool One in the central shopping area of 'down-town' Liverpool.
some of the many 'faces' of Liverpool One!
The pub The Philharmonic Hotel (also marked as the Philharmonic Dining Rooms) was built in 1898-1900 by Walter Thomas with steep gables and a double-curved balcony and iron gates by H. Blomfield Bare.
The Philharmonic Hall in Hope Street dates from 1937-1939 by the architect Rowse.
Hope Place - some houses have late Georgian doorways
The original art college? built in~1825 as the Liverpool Mechanics' School of Art which became known as The Liverpool Mechanics Institution. It has been completely rebuilt behind the facade you see and was re-opened as the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) under the patronage of Sir Paul McCartney and Mark Featherstone-Witty
Street Sculpture in Hope Street
The Gustaf Adolfs Kyrka (Swedish Seaman's Church) in Park Lane. Built in 1883-1884 by W. D. Caroe. An interesting unsymmetrical building.
Left: There are 3951 people for every km2 in this city!
Right: Le Bateau courtesy of John Smith's in Duke Street, a favourite bar for college and university students
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