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, printed from the Looking at Buildings website on Sunday 22nd September 2019

Nos. 11-13 Victoria Street

IonicGlossary Term [1] columns supporting the ceiling. The design is clearly modelled on Italian RenaissanceGlossary Term [2] examples, but unlike most other buildings in the street which borrow details from RenaissanceGlossary Term [3] architecture, it is notably free from quirks and eccentricities. In this it resembles early 20th-century American commercial architecture, which exerted a powerful influence in Liverpool, partly through the advocacy of Professor Charles Reilly of the Liverpool School of Architecture.

Last updated: Monday, 26th January 2009