Somerset House, London, UK. Home to Royal Academy and The Great Institutions. When the new building rose from the rubble, the Royal Academy, which had been one of the last occupants of the old Somerset House, became one of the first occupants of the apartments which fronted the Strand, providing tangible continuity between the old and the new.Continue reading →
1816 Crossing the Pont des Arts, Paris. Two women crossing the Pont des Arts, which is also known as the Passerelle des Arts. It was built from 1802 to 1804 and was the first Parisian bridge to be made of iron. It was also the first bridge in Paris to be exclusively reserved for pedestrians.
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