Brixton photos February 2007
Photos © urban75 editor
Street scenes around Atlantic Road, Electric Avenue and Coldharbour Lane from a chilly February afternoon.
Elephant rug, Atlantic Rd, Brixton.
Unfinished building says hello, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton.
"They want your iPod," Coldharbour Lane, Brixton.
Pickpockets, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton.
Late tube home to Victoria.
A small selection of the fleets of prams docked in the Ritzy's bar during their Mother and Baby screenings.
I suspect that Sir Henry Irving would be a little less than impressed to find that the foundation stone he laid in 1894 for the (sadly demolished) Brixton Theatre has now been dumped into the concrete wasteland of Tate Gardens.
The bleak sight of Tate Gardens. Compare with this scene of the original gardens in 1905.
Abandoned chair, Windrush Square.
Now an obstacle for the car park in front of St Matthew's Church, this memorial to William Ward (died 1881, at the grand old age of 85) looks in poor condition.
Ward was the founder of the City of London School for Girls and gave his fortune to the Corporation of London 'for the maintenance of Queen's Park, Kilburn.'
The impressive Portico of St Matthew's Church, created by the architect C.F.Porden in 1824. See archive photo.
The church is now stranded on a busy road junction.
Graffiti, Brixton Station Road. Almost all of the old entrances to the railway arches were modernised a few years back - see how they used to look here.
The road featured in the seminal 1960s film 'Alfie' starring Michael Caine.
Untroubled by paint in decades, the frontage of this old business on Gresham Road continues to flake away.
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