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Cunard Building.

Security gave me pr emission to take a few snaps inside the wonderful Cunard Building, as long as i didn't take any of certain doorways. I think maybe they were Government departments perhaps.

Grade II* Listed, Located on Water Street between the Liver Building and the Port of Liverpool building at the Pier Head its the second of Liverpool's "Three Graces",

Water Street was originally called Bank Street, one of the original medieval streets, it's name was changed to Water Street around 1540.

 

Designed by Willink and Thicknesse, the design is influenced by the grand Italian Palaces.Built on the site of the former George's dock is was the last of the "3 Graces" to be built.

 

Constructed by Holland, Hannen & Cubitts between 1914 and 1918 as the headquarters of Cunard Line, it remained the headquarters of Cunard until the 60s, when the company sold the building to the Prudential. Cunard operated some of the world's most famous liners and cruise ships

 

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Taken on July 2, 2007