55 Broadway

I was slightly shocked to discover that planning permission has been sought to turn 55, Broadway, the monumental headquarters of London Transport, into luxury flats.   For nearly a century, it has been the great temple of the Underground Electric Railways Company of London, designed by Charles Holden in the late 1920s, overseen by Frank Pick, and embellished with sculptures by Jacob Epstein which led to such an outcry that the size of the boy’s penis in Day was reduced (Pick offered to resign):-

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This is Day:-

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This is Night:-

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