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RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone.

 by phil , Sun May 02, 2010 1:38 pm

SB & VM

I neither like or dislike these two buildings.Try looking at them with a 1960's perspective. New Street station for instance, once past the main entrance on Stephenson St there was no architectural merit to the station at all, other than it boasted the largest glass roof in England when it was first built.

As for the Library, I agree that the old building was more aesthetically pleasing than the new one. But it was too small for the City's needs, just as this one is now too small for our needs today.

Don't forget when these two structures were built concrete was king. There are many such concrete monstrosities all over England. They have even given listed protection to the lion & bear pens at Dudley Zoo.

Phil


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Thread overview

Subject Author Date
Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Tue Feb 23, 2010 2:05 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Tue Feb 23, 2010 2:29 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Wed Feb 24, 2010 9:43 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Thu Feb 25, 2010 9:29 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Thu Mar 11, 2010 11:31 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Fri Mar 12, 2010 10:17 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Fri Mar 12, 2010 3:42 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Fri Mar 12, 2010 8:07 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. signman Sat Mar 13, 2010 7:43 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Sat Mar 13, 2010 9:08 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Mon Mar 15, 2010 7:50 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Mon Mar 15, 2010 8:56 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Sheldonboy Tue Mar 16, 2010 5:48 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Tue Mar 16, 2010 8:21 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Sheldonboy Tue Mar 16, 2010 8:47 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Wed Mar 17, 2010 12:35 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Wed Mar 17, 2010 8:30 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Wed Mar 17, 2010 8:48 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. toady Wed Mar 17, 2010 8:57 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Sheldonboy Wed Mar 17, 2010 9:34 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Thu Mar 18, 2010 12:04 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. signman Thu Mar 18, 2010 12:49 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Thu Mar 18, 2010 1:46 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Thu Mar 18, 2010 2:10 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Thu Mar 18, 2010 4:08 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Thu Mar 18, 2010 4:29 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Thu Mar 18, 2010 5:00 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. signman Thu Mar 18, 2010 5:27 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Sheldonboy Thu Mar 18, 2010 7:37 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Thu Mar 18, 2010 8:33 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Sun Mar 21, 2010 9:08 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. signman Thu Mar 25, 2010 7:53 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Thu Mar 25, 2010 10:49 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. signman Thu Mar 25, 2010 12:08 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Thu Mar 25, 2010 1:12 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Thu Mar 25, 2010 1:33 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. signman Thu Mar 25, 2010 2:09 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. signman Thu Mar 25, 2010 5:03 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Thu Mar 25, 2010 6:57 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Thu Mar 25, 2010 7:01 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Thu Mar 25, 2010 8:02 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Thu Mar 25, 2010 8:09 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Sheldonboy Thu Mar 25, 2010 8:11 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Thu Mar 25, 2010 9:20 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. signman Fri Mar 26, 2010 6:04 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. signman Fri Mar 26, 2010 7:52 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Fri Mar 26, 2010 9:16 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Fri Mar 26, 2010 4:24 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Fri Mar 26, 2010 4:48 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Fri Mar 26, 2010 7:31 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. signman Sun Mar 28, 2010 10:29 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. signman Sun Mar 28, 2010 10:32 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Sun Mar 28, 2010 11:05 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. signman Sun Mar 28, 2010 11:08 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Sun Mar 28, 2010 11:25 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. signman Sun Mar 28, 2010 11:33 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Sun Mar 28, 2010 11:58 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Sun Mar 28, 2010 10:28 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Sheldonboy Fri Apr 02, 2010 11:05 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Sat Apr 03, 2010 2:37 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Thu Apr 08, 2010 6:03 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Sheldonboy Thu Apr 08, 2010 8:23 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Thu Apr 08, 2010 8:30 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Sheldonboy Thu Apr 08, 2010 8:36 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Sun Apr 11, 2010 7:19 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Sheldonboy Sun Apr 11, 2010 8:23 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Tue Apr 20, 2010 12:54 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Sun Apr 25, 2010 5:38 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Sun Apr 25, 2010 5:46 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Sun Apr 25, 2010 5:55 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Wed Apr 28, 2010 9:31 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Wed Apr 28, 2010 9:55 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Wed Apr 28, 2010 10:48 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Wed Apr 28, 2010 1:18 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Wed Apr 28, 2010 8:53 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. mikejee Wed Apr 28, 2010 11:09 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Thu Apr 29, 2010 9:04 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Thu Apr 29, 2010 9:21 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Sheldonboy Thu Apr 29, 2010 9:43 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Thu Apr 29, 2010 9:48 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Fri Apr 30, 2010 8:56 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Sheldonboy Fri Apr 30, 2010 5:25 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Sat May 01, 2010 9:35 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Sat May 01, 2010 11:26 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. signman Sat May 01, 2010 4:12 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Sat May 01, 2010 4:29 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Sat May 01, 2010 5:53 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Sat May 01, 2010 7:03 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Sheldonboy Sat May 01, 2010 8:19 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Sat May 01, 2010 8:42 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Sheldonboy Sat May 01, 2010 8:59 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Sat May 01, 2010 11:58 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Sun May 02, 2010 1:38 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Sheldonboy Sun May 02, 2010 2:02 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Sun May 02, 2010 2:54 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Sheldonboy Sun May 02, 2010 3:04 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Sun May 02, 2010 3:17 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Sun May 02, 2010 4:27 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Mon May 03, 2010 11:33 am
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. Voltman Wed May 08, 2013 4:11 pm
RE: Iconic buildings of Birmingham, some still with us some now gone. phil Wed May 08, 2013 5:05 pm
 

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