Designs for Pelham Crescent, Pelham Place and Fulham Road, South Kensington, London, for the Trustees of Smith's Charity: elevation and section of the facade of six shops in the Fulham Road
|Architect/Designer||Basevi, George (1794-1845)|
|Subject||Shop fronts ; Shops ; Town planning|
NOTES: In 1829 Basevi was appointed as Surveyor to the Trustees of Smith's Charity at Brompton and to the adjoining Thurloe estate. When in 1832 the bankruptcy of some tenant nurserymen freed eight acres for development, he worked with the builder James Bonnin between 1833 and 1845 to develop Pelham Crescent, Pelham Place, part of Pelham Street and Egerton Crescent.
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