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Title: Lee House, Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester (1928-31). An example of the influence of the American skyscraper on British commercial architecture during the 1920s
Author: Jolley, Victoria S.
ISNI:       0000 0004 2669 4717
Awarding Body: Manchester Metropolitan University
Current Institution: Manchester Metropolitan University
Date of Award: 2009
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Although not accomplished as conceived, Lee House, Great Bridgewater Street, (1928-31) (figure 1) is a significant project in the history of the Manchester commercial textile warehouse. As one of the last examples to be designed for the city centre it deviates from the pattern that had evolved from the 1830s. This was due to the precedent of the American skyscraper that had Inspired British architects and the public including the client, Tootal Broadhurst Lee and Company.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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