Furness House

52-56 Leadenhall Street & 105-106 Fenchurch Street, EC3Built:  1919-1921Architect:  Marcus Evelyn Collins, Owen Hyman Collins, Leo Sylvester SullivanLocation:  Leadenhall and AldgateListing:  Not listed This large office building was erected as the London offices of the Furness & Withy shipping conglomerate. … Read More »Furness House

Lloyds of London

(former frontispiece) 12-19 Leadenhall Street, EC3Built:  1925-1928Architect:  Sir Edwin CooperLocation:  LeadenhallListing:  Grade II  (1972) The site here is largely occupied by Richard Rogers’ 1986 complex of office blocks in High Tech style, surely one of the most iconic buildings of the… Read More »Lloyds of London

Grace & Co.

(currently ‘Grace Hall’) 147-148 Leadenhall Street, EC3Built:  1926-1927Architect: J W O’ConnorLocation:  LeadenhallListing:  Grade II  (1990) This 1920s building was designed by New York-based J. W. O’Connor and the style is reminiscent of the neoclassical style fashionable there in the earlier, pre-war… Read More »Grace & Co.

Leadenhall Market

89-90 Gracechurch Street, EC3   (also, numbering from 1 to 74 within the market)Built: 1880-1881Architect:  Sir Horace JonesLocation: between Leadenhall Street and Gracechurch StreetListing: Grade II*   (1972) The current Leadenhall Market is not so much a single building as a miniature… Read More »Leadenhall Market