Wednesday, February 9, 2011

ABC Wednesday - D

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David Sassoon Library and Reading Room, the first building to come up at the southern end of the Esplanade, has since its completion in 1870, been a landmark. Today the building finds itself in the list of 145 old buildings which have been declared as protected monuments by the government.
Info sourced from http://www.davidsassoonlibrary.com/

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24 comments:

  1. Marvelous old building and a terrific capture as always. And always, I enjoy reading some of the history! Have a great week!

    Sylvia
    ABC Team

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  2. What fascinating architecture! So many interesting details...Enjoy the day. You got my vote!

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  3. Wow, what an amazing building. I love it. You have my vote ;)

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  4. I would love to see the inside.

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  5. Very imposing building and you do capture very well the finer details of the architecture. Like the weather vane and the clock at the top!! Love the little bits of greenery around it too!!
    Wish 'Lund & Blockley' didn't display their signboards on the outside.

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  6. Waouhh c'est impressionnant et ce b√Ętiment est magnifique

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  7. I should make a trip there when in Mumbai next.

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  8. now THAT'S a library!
    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

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  9. Majestic! This is an ideal place to go and read for hours together :)

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  10. An ideal place for an optician. Love those windows.

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  11. Thats so Marvellous and Majestic!!!
    We have such wonderful buildings as part of our heritage...and a library at that. It must be so Cool tosit in side and read!

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  12. Lovely!...looks as if we are still in colonial India!

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  13. Beautiful Building, Nice shot

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