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59-63 Prince's Gate, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London: the main entrance canopied by overhead balcony

RIBApix ref no RIBA64708
Architect/DesignerAdie Button & Partners
Artist/PhotographerBorup, Charles
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1938
Image Date1937
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP69/111 (Borup 41978-B)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Built of reinforced concrete and clad in reconstituted Portland stone, this L-shaped ten-storey apartment block was planned with 32 flats, three on each floor. Twenty-nine of the flats have five bedrooms, three bathrooms, maid's quarters, and a large reception area divided by sliding doors with balcony facing Exhibition Road. The original windows with metal casements were by Crittall.

Subject tags

balconies, flats, housing, concrete, cladding, stone, metal windows