Monocle 24's 'The Urbanist' Investigates the Legacy of Victorian London

Monocle 24's 'The Urbanist' Investigates the Legacy of Victorian London, © Gareth Williams
© Gareth Williams

For this edition of The UrbanistMonocle 24's weekly "guide to making better cities," the team head back in time to explore London in 1891, examining some of the city’s achievements to get a glimpse of what life was like in the British capital. They investigate the architectural legacy of Victorian London, see how the introduction of the railway changed the city, and chat about Charles Booth’s pioneering study into Victorian Londoners’ quality of life. They also take a tour around the country’s first council estate.

Find out more about Monocle 24's The Urbanist here.

Cite: James Taylor-Foster. "Monocle 24's 'The Urbanist' Investigates the Legacy of Victorian London" 25 Feb 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/782630/monocle-24-s-the-urbanist-investigates-the-legacy-of-victorian-london/>