TQ3181 : International Press Centre, Shoe Lane

taken 7 years ago, near to London, City of London, Great Britain

International Press Centre, Shoe Lane
International Press Centre, Shoe Lane
Yet another tower by Richard Seifert & Partners, this one dating from 1968-75. The framework consists of brown pre-cast panels with rounded corners into which the windows are deeply set.
Buildings of this era are currently deeply reviled - an application has been lodged to demolish this and replace with another tower. Perhaps there are issues with this one of which I am unaware, but it seems hasty to demolish so many buildings after only 30-40 years of life. There was a time, not so long ago, when Victorian architecture was also deeply reviled...
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 May, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3147 8135 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.9470N 0:6.4010W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3153 8130
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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