The Albert Dock
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Architect Jesse Hartley
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Location Liverpool, England   map
Date opened 1845   timeline
Building Type wharf and warehouses
 Construction System cast iron mixed with brick masonry
Climate temperate
Context urban waterfront
Style Utilitarian Victorian
Notes powerful simplicity with a touch of classical detail.
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James Stevens Curl. Classical Architecture: an introduction to its vocabulary and essentials, with a select glossary of terms. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1992. ISBN 0-442-30896-5. NA260.C87. exterior photo with view of docks from river, f6.10, p154.

Quentin Hughes. Seaport, Architecture & Townscape in Liverpool. London: Percy Lunf, Humphries & Co., 1964. exterior photo of structure, p20. exterior elevation photo from water, p19. exterior photo along dock, p21,

Nancy Ritchie-Noakes. Liverpool's Historic Waterfront, The World's First Mercantile Dock System. London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1984. interior photo through doorway, p130 plate 86. interior photo up stair well, p130 plate 84. exterior photo of loading bay, p53,

John Julius Norwich, ed. Great Architecture of the World. London: Mitchell Beazley Publishers, 1975. section-axonometric, p205. Reprint edition: Da Capo Press, April 1991. ISBN 0-3068-0436-0. — An accessible, inspiring and informative overview of world architecture, with lots of full-color cutaway drawings, and clear explanations. Available at Amazon.com

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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