Lloyd’s of London
More commonly known as the Cheese Grater, the wedge-shaped Leadenhall Building is angled at 10 degrees and is the second-tallest tower...
A visit to this covered mall off Gracechurch St is a step back in time. There’s been a market on this site since the Roman era, but the...
30 St Mary Axe
Nicknamed 'the Gherkin' for its unusual shape, 30 St Mary Axe is arguably the City's most distinctive skyscraper, dominating the skyline...
With its counters and basement vaults, this award-winning pub certainly looks and feels comfortable in the former headquarters of...
Should you need to impress someone – even yourself – bring him, her and/or said self to this glamour puss on the 24th floor of Tower 42....
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Lloyd’s of London information
While the world’s leading insurance brokers are inside underwriting everything from astronauts’ lives to Mariah Carey's legs and Tom Jones' chest hair, people outside still stop to gawp at the stainless-steel external ducting, vents and staircases of this 1986 postmodern building designed by Richard Rogers, one of the architects of Paris' Pompidou Centre.
While you can admire its classic form and contours from the outside, you can't experience it from the inside.