Classic style, Classic life, Classic mind
Maybe looking at those pictures does not change the world. But you will get an impression how pretty perfect it could be... If...
The Arts Club is a private members club founded in 1863 by, amongst others, Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope, and Lord Leighton in Dover Street, Mayfair, London, England. Today it is a meeting place for men and women involved in the creative arts either professionally or as patrons.
Susanna Ives’ Floating World
The other evening I was browsing through old books and periodicals when I stumbled across an article on Almack’s in “The Illustrated London News,” 1843. The text was hopelessly blurred and had run off the edge of the scanner. I lowered my screen resolution, squinted at my monitor and tried to transcribe some of the…
The Reform Club, Pall Mall London, designed by Charles Barry
The Reform Club, 104 Pall Mall London, designed by Charles Barry - From 'Around the World in 80 Days'. Where the idea was conceived and the bet made. A private club, originally for liberals, now non-political. Admits women. Must be invited by 2 members. Strict dress code.
Open House London: the AJ's top ten must-see buildings
The AJ’s editors pick their favourites buildings from the hundreds of properties which will open their doors for Open House London between 20-21 September