Barbican Estate, City of London: Cromwell Tower under construction
|Architect/Designer||Chamberlin Powell & Bon|
|Artist/Photographer||Maltby, John (1910-1980)|
|Library Reference||MAL85036 (Print at AP184)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||John Maltby / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Town planning ; Skyscrapers ; Concrete ; Brutalism: Unusual Shapes ; Flats ; Housing|
NOTES: This complex of arts buildings and housing covers seven acres in the City of London. Built between 1971 and 1982, it regenerated an area which had been badly bombed during World War II. The estate has three residential towers: Cromwell Tower, completed in 1973; Shakespeare Tower, completed in 1976, and Lauderdale Tower, completed in 1974. The complex was Grade II listed in 2001.
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