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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd January 1967 Born today: Olivia d'Abo, London England, actress (Wonder Years, Single Guy)
22nd January 1946 Punk pioneer Malcolm McLaren was born in Stoke Newington.
22nd January 1927 The first ever live football radio commentary for Arsenal v Sheff Utd.
22nd January 1920 England football manager Sir Alf Ramsey was born in Dagenham.
22nd January 1876 The Royal Aquarium amusement park opened in Westminster.
TCR Brass Cupola
A fancy brass rooftop cupola at Tottenham Court Road.
Location: 1 Tottenham Court Road, London
Description: This building is a tall red brick consisting of two bays and four storeys, with an additional storey within an elaborately shaped gable from 1880. The third floor windows have coaded segmental arches, supported on brick pilasters, with cast iron balconies.
The gable has a central oriel window and is capped by an interesting yet function less cast iron structure with a brass cupola.