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Ambassador Cinema, Regent Street, Kingswood, Bristol

RIBA2542-10
Mitchell, Frederick C.
NOTES: Opened by London & Southern and controlled by Odeon, this cinema was forced to close due to bomb damage incurred during the Blitz of December 1940. It reopened in late 1941, renamed Odeon. It closed as a cinema in 1961. It was then reconstructed internally for Top Rank Bowl. It was sold in 1969 to Safeway and demolished to make way for an eponymous supermarket.

Marseille Matin cinema, Marseille, at night

RIBA2641-14
de Montaut, Pierre

Tower of Winds, Yokohama,Tokyo

RIBA2975-30
Ito, Toyo (1941-)
NOTES: This cylinder shaped tower serves as a ventilation and water tank facility for a nearby shopping centre. The tower is clad with perforated aluminium panels which shield the mirrored plates and lights within.

Dreamland, Margate, Kent

RIBA3309-51
Iles Leathart & Granger
NOTES: 'Dreamland' was built as part of an amusement park for Margate Estates Co. Ltd. The original Dreamland Park was substantially destroyed by fire in 1932 and the opportunity was taken to extend and modernize the facilities to the designs of Leathart & Granger with interiors by Illes, and was completed in 1935.

HMV (His Master's Voice) record store, 363 Oxford Street, London, by night

RIBA5149
Emberton, Joseph (1889-1956)
NOTES: Following a fire a few years after opening, this building was replaced in 1939 by a new shop on the same site also designed by Emberton.
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