SJ8398 : Kendal Milne's, Deansgate, Manchester

taken 6 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Kendal Milne's, Deansgate, Manchester
Kendal Milne's, Deansgate, Manchester
Built 1939 by J.S. Beaumont, "unlike his usual work, or anything else in Manchester", observed Pevsner. He calls it a "sublimely monumental block ... in the German style of store architecture created by Messel early in the century, but stripped down. Windows are vertical strips of greenish glass blocks, with a barely perceptible camber introducing subtle curves and enlivening the stark [Portland stone] elevations with reflecting light." Grade II listed.
It is now occupied by House of Fraser. It's the place to go if you have gloomy eyes or skin.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 11 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8367 9838 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.9130N 2:14.8524W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8370 9840
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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