More from John Price
The Everyday Heroes of Postman’s Park, The Three Mills Tragedy
Recounts the story of three men who lost their lives in 1901 while trying to rescue their workmate at the Three Mills Distillery in Bow.
The Everyday Heroes of Postman’s Park – A Courageous Constable
Recounts the story of Constable George Funnell who died in 1899 while attempting to rescue people from a fire at a Hackney pub.
The Everyday Heroes of Postman’s Park – ‘Are the poor brats out?’
Recounts the story of Ellen Donovan, who lost her life in a house fire near Covent Garden while trying to save some children.
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In this viewpoint, Bevin Court – originally to be called Lenin Court – offers a lens for understanding how architectural modernism went from a movement associated with communist architects from abroad to a symbol of the British welfare state.