The Perfect Place for a Jubilee Party ; Eleanor Jones Celebrates the Fifties in a London House Faithful to the Enterprising Spirit of the Modern Elizabethan Age, Says Philippa Stockley
Stockley, Philippa, The Evening Standard (London, England)
AT THREE in the morning on a working trip to Shanghai, London businesswoman Eleanor Jones was woken by a call from her local estate agent. "Eleanor," he said, ignoring her protests, "there's a house in Fournier Street about to come on the market -- do you want it?" Eleanor, who was looking for a house, flew back on Sunday and bought the house on Monday.
"I'd known about that house for a long time," she says of the plain, five-storey red-brick building with big Fifties windows.
It was built in 1951 on a bombsite in the heart of 18th-century Spitalfields and is probably an early building by Centre Point architect Richard Seifert.
"It was built as a small …
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