A Fashionable Georgian Address: Berkeley Square

A Fashionable Georgian Address: Berkeley Square

Since the Georgian era, Mayfair has been one of the most prestigious places to live in London.  And during the Georgian era, Berkeley Square was one of the most desirable addresses. Berkeley Square is actually an oblong garden that was, and is, surrounded by residential and commercial buildings. It's named after John Berkeley, the 1st Lord Berkeley of [...]

A Peek Inside the Dining Room of Historic Lansdowne House

A Peek Inside the Dining Room of Historic Lansdowne House

  One of the sad parts about researching historical places, is discovering that a beautiful building had been torn down. I was recently reading about Berkeley Square in London and became intrigued by one of the late Georgian era's prominent homes, Lansdowne House. It was designed by renowned Scottish architect Robert Adam and located on the southwest corner of [...]