HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE

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There is so much beautiful architecture in and around the district for you to see. Check out some of the locations.

HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE

There is so much beautiful architecture in and around the district for you to see. Check out some of the locations.

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Centre Point

At 117 metres-tall, the Centre Point building was one of the first skyscrapers in London, when it was constructed in 1963....

Silence, Tadao Ando

On the corner of Mount Street you will find a minimalist water feature named Silence, designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando as a serene moment in the midst of the hustle and bustle ...

Time and Life Building

The Time and Life building, designed in 1951 by Michael Rosenauer, features sculpture by artist Henry Moore, and was one of the first commercial buildings in London to not be subject to...

Savile Row

Famously home to world-class tailors, a stroll down Savile Row will reveal the innermost workings of the suit making process from the basement windows lit from the street....

Broadcasting House

Home to the BBC, Broadcasting House is an art deco-style building off of Portland Place. Rumour has it that George Orwell based the notorious room 101 in his novel Nineteen Eighty-Four ...

Royal Institute of British Architects

The HQ of the Royal Institute of British Architects was designed by George Grey Wornum, after the organisation had outgrown its previous location on nearby Conduit Street....

Park Crescent

Set at the north end of Portland Place, John Nash’s Park Crescent sees stuccoed terraced houses arranged in an elegant semi-circle....

Selfridges

The iconic columned façade of Selfridges department store was actually based on John Burnet’s 1904 extension to the British Museum....

Marble Arch

Marble Arch was originally designed to sit in front of Buckingham Palace, but was dismantled and rebuilt as a ceremonial entrance to Hyde Park, at Cumberland Gate....