Elizabeth House, St Peter's Square
I've long since wondered what is going on with this building, and thanks to a good friend of mine, I now know. It's being demolished!
Manchester is a great example of beautiful architectural design, but this isn't one of them - it's one of the many buildings that popped up in the 60's when this design was considered "fashionable".
I've been passed it quite a few times over the years, and noticed how all the shops in it have been disappearing as time is going on. Whilst I am happy to see this building being replaced, unfortunately it seems to be encompassing the old Odeon Cinema just along Oxford Road which should be preserved and regenerated in to another cinema, perhaps the CornerHouse should consider obtaining it? Bit late I think for that now which is a shame.
The new building looks very nice and seems from the picture to be in keeping with the rest of St Peter's Square with the columns mirroring the library across the way.
What do you think of 60's buildings like this? Should they all be replaced with more "viewer friendly" architecture?
Thank you to Tom for the information and I hope you can visit his blog also.
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