Late Nineteenth-Century Housing

South Kensington, London


This large block of flats alternates two very different façades: The top of one combines Dutch revival and streaky bacon styles while the bottom three floors pair rounded bay windows and a massive rusticated entrance with a strong Italian Renaissance flovor. The other sections have a comparatively simple roofline that sets dormers against slate roofs, but their fa�ades surround pairs of angular bay windows with elaborate wrought iron balcony railings, and each balcony is supported on four massive corbels.

Photograph copyright 2005 George P. Landow

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