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Salters' Hall, Fore Street, London: the ash panelled banqueting hall

John S. Bonnington Partnership
NOTES: This Livery hall for the Salters' Company was designed in 1968 by Sir Basil Spence, but built in 1972-1976 by his successor practice, John S. Bonnington Partnership. It replaced the previous hall in Oxford Place, which was destroyed by fire in an air raid in 1941.

British Medical Association (now Zimbabwe House), 429 Strand, London

Adams, Harry Percy (1865-1930)
NOTES: Built as the headquarters for the British Medical Association, this building served as the High Commission of Southern Rhodesia from 1923 until the Rhodesian Unilateral Declaration of Independence on November 11, 1965. It remained a representative office until the colony gained independence as Zimbabwe in 1980 and has since been known as Zimbabwe House. The 'Ages of Man' sculptures by Jacob Epstein, the sculptor's first major commission in England, were carved in situ. The mutilation of the statues occurred in the 1930s when possibly dangerous projecting features were hacked-off after pieces fell from one of the statues.

Guild houses, Grote Markt, Antwerp

Vredeman de Vries, Hans (1526-1609)

Butchers' Guild Hall (Knochenhauer-Amtshaus) and the Roland fountain (Rolandsbrunnen), Marktplatz, Hildesheim, Lower Saxony

NOTES: The Butchers' Guild Hall was completed in 1529 and the Roland fountain erected in 1542

Secession exhibition building, Vienna

Olbrich, Joseph Maria (1867-1908)

Secession exhibition building, Vienna

Olbrich, Joseph Maria (1867-1908)

Toronto Heliconian Club, Toronto

NOTES: The club was originally Olivet Congregational Church.