Historic ‘hood’ is a hipster honeypot
January 11, 2018
Spitalfields has settled into a comfortable niche as one of London’s most authentic and popular neighbourhoods, a place where history meets hipster. Twenty years ago the area appeared doomed, threatened by the march of the corporate office developments pushing out from the cramped Square Mile. Noisy conservationists helped to save some important buildings from the […]
Can the office rule again?
September 18, 2014
Yet another residential tower was launched in London yesterday – this time, an elegant, 50-storey model in Shoreditch. Canadian mega-developer Brookfield employed Foster + Partners to design the 243-unit Principal Tower, with no expense spared.
You’re at the top
August 27, 2014
You know you’ve arrived when even the concierge staff wear Armani. David Spittles finds bespoke flats in towers that will soon surround the City. A ring of apartment towers will soon stand at the edges of the City of London, heralding a new era for the Square Mile. These sentinels of success will draw young […]