In Photos: London's Ever Changing Skyline

By Londonist Staff Last edited 11 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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London Bridge 1554-7
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Tower Bridge, c 1900, shortly after the bridge's completion
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Victoria Embankment
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View from Telegraph Hill
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Thames Embankment construction, 1865
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Hoefnagel - Fete at Bermondsey, 1569
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Canary Wharf skyline from the Orbit
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Buck - Westminster, 1774
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Construction of Tower Bridge, 1892
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Monet - Houses of Parliament, Sunset, 1902
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St Paul's during the Blitz
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Henry Dawson, 1877
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Monet - Thames at Westminster, 1871
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Vesscher, Central London, 1616
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Merian - Before the Great Fire of London, 1650
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1700
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Last Updated 21 June 2017