Manchester Town Hall
Architect: Alfred Waterhouse (1830-1905)
Albert Square, Manchester
Alfred Waterhouse won the competition to build the town hall in 1867, out of 137 entrants. Although he continued to modify his plan as the huge project went through its various stages, its original "clarity ... was never compromised" (Hartwell 71). [commentary continues below]
Photograph 1968 by George P. Landow, and text by Jacqueline Banerjee.
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