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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

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

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

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

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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

2020 10 29 Lost Rx 1

Demolished or destroyed - Twelve Lost Buildings of Manchester

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

2020 10 06 Riverside 4

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

2020 05 28 Archi 3 Assize

The story of Manchester architecture: Part three 1850-1894

Jonathan Schofield and the battle of the styles

2020 04 30 Coat Of Arms Kimpton Clocktower Clock And Gable Ship

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...

2020 04 23 Archi 2 Gregan

The story of Manchester architecture: Part two 1800-1850

Jonathan Schofield continues his online tour with the city's defining building type

2020 04 15 Archi 1 Cupola Rm 3

The story of Manchester architecture: Part one

Jonathan Schofield starts the epic tale of Manchester architecture

2019 11 08 Mif The Factory Copyright Oma 1

The Factory - £130m arts centre reaches major milestone

Plagued by delays and price hikes, MIF’s new home is finally underway

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Did you protest to save Victoria Baths in 1993?

Manchester’s ‘Water Palace’ seeks all who campaigned against its closure for a major new exhibition...

2019 04 08 Modernist Gallery

March of the Modernists - a new design and architecture gallery for Manchester

The Modernist Society is crowdfunding to open a new gallery - in exchange for ‘modernist’...

2019 02 22 Old Bank Residency One Dish Room

Old Bank Residency - creatives occupy disused bank in NOMA’s latest project

Free workshops in a Grade II listed building and a cafe built by the public…Old...

2017 08 14 Victoria Baths

Victoria Baths launches urgent appeal

With hundreds of stained glass pieces, the six-metre-high ‘Windmill Window’ will cost £20,000 to repair