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Symbols Of The City On The Former Free Trade Hall Manchester

Symbolically Manchester: more than just the bee

Jonathan Schofield finds the meaning behind some of the motifs on and in Manchester buildings

Oriel Windows In Manchester Archtiectural Delights 4

Oriel windows: Manchester architectural details examined

Jonathan Schofield starts an occasional series on beautiful details on Manchester buildings

Manchester Museum After Hours Manchester Museum 940X460

Manchester Museum to close at the end of August

Oxford Road cultural institution says 'hello future'

Hodder Towers On Great Jackson Street Manchester

Two new 560ft Manchester skyscrapers on the way

Jonathan Schofield and the movement up for the city centre skyline

Manchesters Reopened Expanded And Improved Jewish Museum 16

A complete success: Manchester Jewish Museum reopens

Jonathan Schofield interviews Katy Marks about the transformation of the Cheetham Hill Road attraction

2021 01 20 Hulme Street Tower Student Castle 1 1200X900

The planning machine wins: 'Tombstone' tower approved

55 story building gains planning permission despite a well-reasoned heartfelt 'no' campaign

June 24 Proposal Plan

Embarrassed council let Peterloo Memorial campaigners fight on

Jonathan Schofield and a new plan to fix a flawed memorial

Deansgate Square Landscaping And Public Realm Manchester  6

'The city wanted us to embrace the riverside' - Deansgate Square, revealed

Jonathan Schofield appreciates a clever and confident new square

11 May And A Series Of Images Old And New Of The Corn Exchange 3

The Corn Exchange: a big history with lots of flavour

Food, drink, magicians, electric razors and the coolest club: all part of the Corn Exchange...

2021 03 24 Assize Courts The Great Hall Of The Assize Courts Was One Of The Sights Of Manchester

VIDEO: Manchester's Lost Buildings - The Assize Courts

A new series of short films on Manchester landmarks lost, imagined and existing

2021 02 09 Riverside River

Riverview, Salford: The blandest tall tower for a generation?

Jonathan Schofield on Denton Corker Marshall's Salford shocker

2019 02 05 Hulme Hippodrome Thumbnail Ian Grundy

Hulme Hippodrome could become a Manchester music museum - but it’s at-risk

Empty and decaying, the former theatre is up for auction. An ambitious campaign group want...

2021 01 13 A Team Of Archaeologists At Mayfield Are Recovering The Tiles From The Site Of The Former Public Baths 3

The Mayfield Baths 'Dig': diving deeper

Jonathan Schofield tells the remarkable story of Mayfield Baths freestyle

2020 10 23 Prop Rochdale Town Hall

Property: More Deansgate closure plans and holding one's Nerf

Rochdale Town Hall progresses, racecourse building first past the post and architects arrive

2020 12 17 Belle Vue Zoological Gardens 1958 Archives

Have you seen these historic Manchester photos?

Online ‘memory boxes’ give a fascinating glimpse into local neighbourhoods over the decades

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Property: Canada-style deal for Trafford Centre, Angel Meadow tops out

Stockport steps out, MMU steps up, a Canadian pension fund steps in

2020 11 27 Property Roundup St Michaels

Property: please may we have £798m plus Band on the Wall and Buttress Architects

Big ideas for the city, Piccolino and Iceland and a beautiful hall made beautiful again

2019 06 24 Hanover Building Exterior

Property: Deloitte, Amazon, Pineapples, Pomona and another new hotel

It's a 'funky, veggie forward' hotel because it says so plus 'bungalow' helps bring award