More from Marianna Janowicz
The story of the Focus E15 campaign and their occupation of an empty building in Carpenters Estate to provide a social centre in 2014.
East End Women’s Museum
East End Women’s Museum is the only museum dedicated to women’s history in England. It was founded in 2015 as a positive protest against the ‘Jack the Ripper Museum’ in Cable Street. A permanent building is set to open in Barking in 2021 – 2022.
Vanbrugh Park Estate
Vanbrugh Park Estate by Chamberlin Powell & Bon is a modernist development by the architects of the Barbican and Golden Lane, which prioritises communal external spaces, complete with outdoor laundry drying infrastructure.
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Frederick’s Place, in the City of London, used to be called Gropecunt Lane in the medieval period due to its many brothels. As nearby Milk Street and Bread Street can attest, medieval Londoners valued pragmatism above all in their naming of streets.