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CURZON & COMPANY BUILDING


NAME:CURZON & COMPANY

LOCATION:
WALLAJAH ROAD CHENNAI-600005
TAMILNADU

APPROACH:ANNA SALAI JUNCTION

OWNERSHIP: CURZON & COMPANY

USAGE
PAST: AS A FURNITURE SHOWROOM & RESIDENCE IN THE REAR
PRESENT: SAME AS ABOVE

SIGNIFICANCE:THE COMPANY WAS FOUNDED AS A FURNITURE & INTERIOR DECORATORS IN 1898,NOT IN THIS BUILDING, BUT IN ANOTHER, NEXT TO ELPHINSTONE THEATRE(NOW DEMOLISHED)ACRROSS THE SQUARE FROM PRESENT LOCATION.

MATERIALS

FOUNDATION: BRICK
WALLS: BRICK & WOOD
FLOORS: STONE
ROOF: MADRAS TERRACE
OPENINGS:BRICKS

DECORATIVE FEATURES: FIRST FLOOR HAS STAINED GLASS WINDOWS(ONE OF THE FEW MADRAS STRUCTURES TO POSSES THIS ADORNMENT).IT IS SAID IT WAS SPECIALLY MADE IN VENICE.

STATE OF PRESERVATION: GOOD CONDITION

DATE:1906 TO 1910

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