TQ3081 : Imperial Hotel, Russell Square

near to London, City of London, Great Britain

Imperial Hotel, Russell Square
Imperial Hotel, Russell Square
One of two adjacent 1960s hotels with sawtooth fronts (TQ3082 : President Hotel, Russell Square), presumably to maximise the light coming into rooms. Pevsner thought that each was, "a tawdry affair ... unworthy of [its] position". To me this building conjures up the Soviet Union - something to do with its sheer size, style and the lettering.
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Sunday, 15 May, 2011   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 16 October, 2011
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Sport, Leisure 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3024 8197 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.2984N 0:7.4503W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3021 8193
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