competition for the Criterion Theatre, London, 1871

Piccadilly at Jermyn Street, London, England
2nd Prize of 100 guineas to R. Phene Spiers, of Spiers & Pond
Client or Owner: 
Criterion Theatre
Type of Content: 
detailed architectural description of this 2nd Prize design, with additional descriptions of entries by other architects; and letter from Spiers objecting to 'false statements' made about his design by "P.E.M."
Length of Article: 
2,800 w. + 500 w., Letter to the Editor objecting to criticism of the Spiers design
Building News, Vol. 20, 24 March 1871, p. 214-15; 31 March 1871, p. 252
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