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By Ian Collard

From its humble thirteenth-century origins, Liverpool grew speedily to turn into the best port within the British Empire outdoor London, yet by means of 1980 the town used to be doubtless in terminal decline: its inhabitants had greater than halved, its infrastructure and economic system have been decaying, and its political leaders have been prime town in the direction of whole cave in. at the present time although, Liverpool is experiencing a renaissance; it has one of many fastest-growing economies in Britain, it's been a ecu Capital of tradition and is a UNESCO international historical past Site.

Liverpool’s proud and specific id is embodied within the constructions that experience formed town. Liverpool in 50 constructions explores the intense historical past of this wealthy and colourful group via a range of its maximum architectural treasures. From the Royal Liver development to the celebrated Oriel Chambers, and from the college of Liverpool to Speke corridor, this specific learn celebrates the city’s architectural history in a brand new and available approach. famous neighborhood writer Ian Collard courses the reader on a journey of the city’s historical structures and its glossy architectural marvels.

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