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The Good, the Standard, the Ugly: Albert Bridge House

Jonathan Schofield sings a lament for a doomed symbol of its age

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Shakespeare North Playhouse, Prescot: a 2022 must-visit

Jonathan Schofield loves the new theatre in Prescot but worries about getting there on time

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Two days in London: Dungeons, underground cocktails and a Canadian musical

Ellie-Jo pops down to the big smoke for some steak, a show, and a good...

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Manchester's most polite new building: 25-27 Dale Street

Jonathan Schofield on a Northern Quarter building that might be a blueprint for development

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The North's biggest uni building houses a 'lightning machine'

Jonathan Schofield's jaw drops as he walks around the MECD building at the University of...

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New Century: a new three-storey events space and food hall

The venue which opens in summer 2022 is another boost for Manchester city centre

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Festoons: Manchester architectural details examined

Jonathan Schofield and an occasional series on fascinating details on Manchester buildings

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Symbolically Manchester: more than just the bee

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

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Oriel windows: Manchester architectural details examined

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

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A complete success: Manchester Jewish Museum reopens

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

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

Jonathan Schofield appreciates a clever and confident new square

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VIDEO: Manchester's Lost Buildings - The Assize Courts

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

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The Factory - Manchester’s landmark arts centre awarded £21m ‘kickstart fund’

Finally some good news for MIF’s beleaguered future home

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Demolished or destroyed - Twelve Lost Buildings of Manchester

Part One: Some of the amazing structures that used to stand in the city

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The Rise of Rust: River Street and Manchester's Angry Steel Towers

Jonathan Schofield discusses the use of in-your-face Cor-Ten steel cladding

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The story of Manchester architecture: Part three 1850-1894

Jonathan Schofield and the battle of the styles

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Up in Arms: The symbols of Manchester explained

Jonathan Schofield says when this is all over let's design in some identity

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Bovril on draft and topless barmaids: What Manchester pubs were like in 1975

Jonathan Schofield is given a pub and bar guide from the past and doesn't want...