|||Bridgewater Place and Italianate Towers, from Leeds City Station (City Centre)
View looking from Leeds City Station towards Holbeck showing the recently completed Bridgewater Place mixed-use development (2007) in between and in contrast to the Italianate towers of the Tower Works, dating from 1864 (on the left) and 1899 (to the right of Bridgewater Place). Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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|||Bridgewater Place, construction, from train (Holbeck)
View taken from a train showing Bridgewater Place under construction. This skyscraper designed by Aedas Architects consists of 32 storeys, two for car parking, ten for offices and twenty for residential use. It was completed in 2007, becoming the tallest building in Yorkshire. Also visible in the foreground are the Italianate Towers of the Tower Works on Globe Road. Image courtesy of Leslie Cole.
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|||Globe Road, Italianate Towers (Holbeck)
|9th November 1999.
View of the Italianate Towers which are situated at the Tower Works on Globe Road. Tower Works was built originally for Harding and Son, manufacturers of needles and pins. The larger tower is known as the Giotto Tower and is modelled on a tower at the Cathedral in Florence whilst the smaller one is modelled on a 12th century Lamberti tower in Verona.
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|||Italianate Towers (City Centre)
|5th October 1999
View looking across office lock on to Italianate Towers on Globe Road. The towers are situated at the tower works. The largest tower was built in 1899 and is known as the Giotto tower and is modelled on the tower at the cathedral in Florence. The smallest tower was built in 1864, replicating a 12th century Lamberti tower in Verona.
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|||Leeds and Liverpool Canal (City Centre)
|5 October 1999
View of Leeds and Liverpool Canal with narrowboats moored on the right. Italianate towers can be seen on right photo is looking in direction of Neville Street.
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