In Photos: London's Ever Changing Skyline

By Londonist Staff Last edited 8 months ago
In Photos: London's Ever Changing Skyline

It seems like every time you look up there's a new building battling for attention on London's skyline, and the plethora of cranes signal that this trend certainly isn't slowing. We've gathered some of our favourite pictures of the skyline through time — it's good to see some old favourites still standing their ground alongside the modern giants.

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Tower Bridge, c 1900, shortly after the bridge's completion
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Thames Embankment construction, 1865
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View from Telegraph Hill
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Merian - Before the Great Fire of London, 1650
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Buck - Westminster, 1774
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Henry Dawson, 1877
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Hoefnagel - Fete at Bermondsey, 1569
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Monet - Thames at Westminster, 1871
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Monet - Houses of Parliament, Sunset, 1902
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London Bridge 1554-7
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Victoria Embankment
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Construction of Tower Bridge, 1892
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St Paul's during the Blitz
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Canary Wharf skyline from the Orbit
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Vesscher, Central London, 1616
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Last Updated 21 June 2017