SK5904 : Metropolitan Building, Lee Street, Leicester

near to Leicester, Great Britain

Metropolitan Building, Lee Street, Leicester
Metropolitan Building, Lee Street, Leicester
To me this has the look of a 1960s/1970s office block - it doesn't have the frills or jaunty angles of a new-build - but I can find no evidence for this and it is now flats, or in the modern parlance, apartments. For the last 10-20 years, most, if not all, British cities have pushed city-centre living, mostly targeted at young professional types, in an attempt to reverse their depopulation during non-working hours.
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2011
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Wednesday, 24 August, 2011   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 1 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5910 0484 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:38.2858N 1:7.6859W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5908 0488
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