The new City Library, corner of High Bridge and John Dobson Streets

  • Description

    "A photo of the old 1960s, Basil Spence designed, library building (thankfully demolished) is here [[69551]]. The new, light and airy, steel and glass Charles Avison Building [[1672226]], named after the 18th century Newcastle composer (buried here [[1666632]]), was opened on 7 June 2009. Its construction was recorded by Peter McDermott [[764696]] The tower block to the right, above John Dobson Street, is Bewick Court [[1671430]]" Photo by Andrew Curtis, 2010.
  • Owner

    Andrew Curtis
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 6 months ago
    Viewed: 358 times
    Picture Taken: 2010-01-15
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