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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
28th May 1908 Born today: Ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond)
28th May 1897 Born today: Henry Kendall, London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich and Strange)
28th May 1858 Dion Boucicault's Foul Play, premieres in London
28th May 1742 1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)
28th May 1728 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth successfully sues agent Joshua Morris.
Pepe's Polka Dot House
A stylishly dotty building in Notting Hill.
Location: 99 Talbot Road, Notting Hill
Description: This is one of Notting Hill's most controversial pieces of building art - the exterior of this slim three story building is completely painted white with blue polka dots.
It's currently housing the Pepe Jeans Notting Hill store and is a popular destination and meeting point for tourists because it stands out so well.
Tagged in this Tour: Curios
Tagged in this Tour: Quirky London