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The restoration of the nave was completed in September 2004, and this church is still a striking building designed by Sir Nicholas Hawksmoor with a particularly tall, pointed spire.
The restoration of the nave was completed in September 2004, and this church is still a striking building designed by Sir Nicholas Hawksmoor with a particularly tall, pointed spire. Hawksmoor's design was significantly altered in the 19th century, and present continuing restoration is intended to restore it to Hawksmoor's original vision. Christ Church was built as part of the 50 Churches for London project.
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Space Gallery is a contemporary art studio
The Whitechapel Art Gallery, founded in 1901 by Samuel Barnett, has championed Modern Art ever since with exhibitions of greats such as Picasso, Pollock and Frida Kahlo and British artists such as Gilbert & George, Peter Doig and Lucian Freud
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Designed by one of Britain's leading architects, Sir Norman Foster, and recipient in 2004 of the Stirling Architectural Prize for Best Building
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