Liverpool Architecture

City Centre

Royal Liver Buildings

Cunard Building

Port Authority Building

St.George's Hall

Walker Art Gallery

Liverpool Museum - William Brown Street

Liverpool Library

Oriel Chambers

16 Cook Street

Tower Buildings

Albion House (White Star Building)

North Western Hotel (Lime Street Chambers)

North Western Hotel Originally named the Great North Western Hotel, later Lime Street Chambers. Designed by architect Alfred Waterhouse in the style of a large French châteaux. Completed in 1867. The building fronts a large part of Lime Street Station. The Hotel provided accommodation for users of Lime Street Station. The building forms a part of the William Brown Street conservation area.

The usage as a hotel was short lived with the building partially made into offices and services fro the station at concourse level. The building was renamed Lime Street Chambers. After remaining empty for several years the building now provides 246 student flats with a hair salon and a pub on the ground floor.

George's Dock Ventilation Tower

Art-Deco Mersey Road Tunnel Ventilation Tower Art-Deco style. Located at The Pier Head next to the Port Authority Building. Built in the early 1930's over the Queensway road tunnel. Administration offices are incorporated in the building. Bombed by the German Luftwaffe in world war two, it was rebuilt after the conflict.

Chinese Imperial Arch

Chinatown Imperial Arch, March 14, 2009

Berry Street
Accessible all hours
0151 233 2008
Chinese Arch
Liverpool Chinatown Business Association, Liverpool City Council, Liverpool Rope Walks and Liverpool Chamber of Commerce
Year Built

The Imperial Arch is said to be the largest outside of China. Liverpool's Chinese community, is the oldest in Europe, and dates back to around 1870.

The Arch is the gateway to Liverpool's Chinatown.

St. John's Beacon

St. John's Beacon

1 Houghton Street, Liverpool L1 1RL
Building Height
102 metres

At 102 metres, St. John's Beacon is the second tallest building in Liverpool.

The tower was built in 1968 and housed a revolving restaurant. The restaurant stopped rotating after the main bearings seized.

Radio City 96.7 moved to the tower in 2000. Besides the radio station there are offices and conference rooms.

Radio City Radio City Tower

Liverpool Museum - Mann Island

South of City

Georgian Quarter

Georgian Quarter Canning Street Rodney Street

St. Micheal's Church

Bryant & May Building

Speke Hall

Allerton Hall

North of City

St. George's Church (The Cast Iron Church)

East of City

Littlewoods Building


Birkenhead Town Hall

Wallasey Town Hall

East Float Accumulator Tower


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