Pretoria Image: Martineau Place – roof canopies

This #Blue Bulls tagged image is courtesy of Flickr. Click on the Flickr account holder below the photograph to see more. Image by ell brown This is the inside of Martineau Place. A shopping centre opened in 2001. I keep looking up at these roof canopies, and think that they would make interesting shots, and they have. This is what was Martineau Street, cut in 1887. It was replaced by the Commercial Union development of 1959 - 65 by J Seymour Harris & Partners. It was replaced in 2000 … [Read more...]

Pretoria Image: Removed canopies on Colmore Gate, Bull Street

This #Blue Bulls tagged image is courtesy of Flickr. Click on the Flickr account holder below the photograph to see more. Image by ell brown The other day while walking down Bull Street, I noticed that those canopies had been removed. So I returned to Bull Street to capture what is left. As of April 2010, only the one of the left remains (I expect it to go as well). This is Colmore Gate from Bull Street in Birmingham. It is an early 1990s shops and offices building. Colmore Gate is an … [Read more...]