London Unveiled

great places to visit off the beaten path.

Saint Mary Woolnoth ~ 1716 ~ A demolished Wren, rebuilt by Hawksmoor

St. Mary Woolnoth is one of six churches designed by the English architect Nicholas Hawksmoor.  This is perhaps his most compact church that has an unorthodox design for a church … Continue reading

January 15, 2017 · 2 Comments

The Royal Hospital Chelsea ~ a Wren Masterpiece along the River Thames

The Royal Hospital Chelsea is one of the great architectural gems of central London.  With magnificent buildings designed and built by Christopher Wren, and a purpose and mission that is … Continue reading

July 22, 2015 · 3 Comments

Answers to our 2nd London photo challenge

Thank you to all who took the time to write comments and post guesses for our 2nd photo challenge.  The post attracted significant traffic both direct through the website and … Continue reading

October 29, 2013 · 8 Comments

St. James’s, Piccadilly (a Christopher Wren church) & site of a daily market.

Just a short stroll from the chaos of Piccadilly Circus is an oft overlooked church built by Christopher Wren as well as a simple, but pleasant, daily outdoor market.  It … Continue reading

January 22, 2013 · 12 Comments