"An unremarkable brown brick building"--150 years of Blue Plaques


Many historic cities around the world are notable for their extensive preservation grand architecture or of entire neighborhoods of historic buildings. London has used "Blue Plaques" to commemorate less visible, but not less noteworthy, aspects of its architectural history. The program celebrates its 150th anniversary this year.

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In London, Blue Plaques Mark the Noted and Notorious

By Katie Engelhart

The New York Times

November 10, 2016

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