English Buildings: Leicester

English Buildings: Leicester: Gobblery The histories of architecture are full of the big names, the people who changed the course of the art and transformed our towns … (visit the webpage for the rest of this post.)

“The Turkey Café in Granby Street is one of his smaller buildings, but its central position, unusual style, and rich decoration make it one of his most noticeable. Wakerley designed it in Art Nouveau style in 1900, with the odd-shaped arches and colour scheme indicating a certain Oriental influence.”

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