Can you guess what the building on the picture below is? Clue – it’s an example of art nouveau applied to residences in London.
Another clue – it’s near Euston Road.
This is the Grade II listed caretaker’s lodge of Flaxman Terrace, designed by Joseph and Smithem in 1907-08. The railings are an example of art nouveau, the style prior to art deco. It is a shame, as they have been painted in black like most of the railings that we can see in London. They would’ve originally been painted light blue, like the railings on the upper central window on top of the entrance.
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A Londoner from Afar.