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Trevor Newton + Dartmouth House Mayfair

The First September The new year really starts each autumn. As the first golden leaves fall, where is it possible to see The Wallace Collection, Sir John Soane’s Museum and a swathe of Parisian hôtels particuliers in one room? In … Continue reading

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Tate Britain + Rex Whistler Restaurant Jazz Lunch

The Riding on the Wall Tate Britain is the quieter relative of the extended family. Tate Modern has Herzog + de Meuron’s sexy ziggurat with its brilliant incidental installation (Watch Rich People In Their Apartments). Tate Britain has James Stirling’s … Continue reading

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Roehampton House + St James

Making the Grade Question. What are the only two Grade I listed buildings in London to be converted into apartments? Answer. St Pancras Hotel (the upper floors) and Roehampton House (all of it). They couldn’t be more different. Harry Potter … Continue reading

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