Carliol House and Commercial Union House, Pilgrim Street, NE1

  • Description

    "See also [[4414952]]. Unfortunately, not only is Commercial Union House a particularly glaring example of early 1970's pre-cast concrete ****-you neo-brutalism, it also has the effrontery to jut out half-way across Pilgrim Street, thereby disrupting the views up and down this historic route - see [[4412163]]. A view north up Pilgrim Street is shown in [[4448234]]. The "Modern Architecture" website somewhat understates the awfulness of this building by saying that it makes "a negative contribution to the streetscape" . One of the highest ranking of Newcastle's Masterpieces of Modern Architecture ." Photo by Mike Quinn, 2015.
  • Owner

    Mike Quinn
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Peter Smith
    Last modified: 1 month, 1 week ago
    Viewed: 24 times
    Picture Taken: 2015-04-22
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