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Blake Tower

2 Fann Street, City of London
London ENG United Kingdom

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1968
  Finished1971
Floor Count17
Basement Floors2
Units / Rooms74
Building Uses
 - residential
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - brutalist
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - concrete, reinforced

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof171 ft

Description
- Architect: Chamberlin, Powell and Bon

- Part of the Barbican Estate.

- The tower was renovated between 2015 and 2017 changing the usage from a 218-room youth hostel to a 74-unit luxury apartment tower.

- The renovation added flats to the two underground floors of the building, and duplex apartments on the top two floors of the tower.

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