" "This unique collection of photographs and text sheds light on places for the most part unseen or untouched for years, and reveals what has been, and what have been, going on behind closed doors.
Author: Sarah Hall
Publisher: Dewi Lewis Publishing
The Midland Hotel is one of the great architectural statements, both nationally and internationally, about the nature of Modernism and modernity. Architect Oliver Hill commissioned modernist-chic artists and designers - Eric Gill, Eric Ravilious, Edward Bawden and Duncan Grant - to create a work of art' hotel. For years this art-deco building lay derelict, until developers decided to re-open it. This book is a unique collection of photographs and texts documenting the transformation of this much-loved building.'
On a sunny afternoon in July 1933, the London, Midland and Scottish Railway Company had taken the bold step of replacing its old Victorian hotel on Morecambe's seafront with a sparkling white Modernist structure.
Author: Barry Guise
On a sunny afternoon in July 1933, the London, Midland and Scottish Railway Company had taken the bold step of replacing its old Victorian hotel on Morecambe's seafront with a sparkling white Modernist structure. This title presents a 'biography' of the construction and life of the Art Deco Midland Hotel in Morecambe, Lancashire.
“How strange,” she thought, “that a hotel in the north should be called “The
Midland”.” On her left she passes a large red sandstone structure, another of
Morecambe's landmark buildings. Partially renovated, a standing sign outside
boasted the ...
Author: A. D. Padgett
The first novella in a series of Murder on the Dance Floor mysteries. Rachel Foxe is called to investigate a missing husband and finds a deadly web of intrigue and deceit in Morecambe's famous Art Deco Midland Hotel.