Thanksgiving Model Buildings, Portpool Lane, Gray's Inn Road, High Holborn, London: the north side partly destroyed by bombs
Roberts, Henry (1803-1876)
Newbery, Sydney W. (1894-1985)
Colour / B&W
Black & white
Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Library Photographs Collection
Built for the 'Society for Improving the Conditions of the Labouring Classes', this block consisted of two four-storey buildings providing accommodation for 20 families and 128 single women. Badly bomb-damaged during the Blitz of World War II, the buildings were subsequently demolished.