23 May 18 Chetham's Library and another wander around the city. Fine and sunny.
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The Astley apartment block under construction, Great Ancoats St.
The Corten clad Oxid House apartment building, Great Ancoats St.
New wall murals, Northern Quarter....
The Mackie Mayor building. A former Victorian meat market,
now a food and drink outlet.
The Angel Gardens apartments development and the CIS building.
Hotel Indigo nearing completion.
One of the Trees of Hope, a tribute to the victims on
the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack.
Chetham's Library. The College House buildings from the courtyard.
The alcove and desk in the Reading Room, where
Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx used to meet.
The Chained Library bookcase, dating from 1655, in the Reading Room.
One of the books in the Chained Library bookcase.
Another of the books in the chained books.
The One Greengate apartment buildings, Salford,
from the courtyard of Chetham's Library
The Axis Tower and Deansgate Square apartment blocks.
The Axis Tower apartment block and the Beetham Tower.
The Axis Tower apartment block.
This curious building at the rear of 31 Byrom Street is a former chapel, built
in the late 19th century by the nuns of the order of the Convent of St. Mary.
Modern extension to the rear of St. John St. a 19th century listed
private house, with the No.1 Spinningfields building at left.
The 3 Hardman Street and the Vantage Point buildings, Spinningfields.
The Opera House. Opened 1912, Grade II listed.
The No.1 Spinningfields building.
These two bollards, at St. John's Passage, are actually early 19th
century cast iron cannon barrels and are Grade II listed.
Another curiosity - this blue postbox, on Liverpool Rd,
was originally intended for air mail only.
Chepstow House, a former textile warehouse, now apartments.
The Axis Tower apartment block from the Rochdale Canal.
The Hatch, a food and drink outlet built from shipping containers,
under the Mancunian Way flyover, Oxford Road.
The James Chadwick building with the Manchester University
Engineering Campus building under construction behind.
Upper Brook Street Chapel, by Sir Charles Barry,
constructed 1837-1839, now converted to apartments.
The Alan Turing building, University of Manchester.
The Schuster Annexe building under construction, University of Manchester.