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Snapshots

  1. another big-city communication tower

    Snapshot Title: another big-city communication tower
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: North Bank of the Thames River, London, from the OXO Tower observation deck
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    London, like many major cities around the world, has its own modernist communication tower with its obligatory revolving restaurant and 360 degree view.



  2. layer-cake steeple

    Snapshot Title: layer-cake steeple
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: North Bank of the Thames River, London, from the OXO Tower observation deck
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

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  3. Netherlands?

    Snapshot Title: Netherlands?
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: North Bank of the Thames River, London, from the OXO Tower observation deck
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    This section of the waterfront would not be out of place in Amsterdam.



  4. St. Paul Cathedral

    Snapshot Title: St. Paul Cathedral
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: North Bank of the Thames River, London, from the OXO Tower observation deck
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    Even at this distance, the clock face on the tower of the cathedral is still legible.



  5. the Canary Wharf gherkin

    Snapshot Title: the Canary Wharf gherkin
    Taken by: T. E. Smith-Lamothe

    Image: North Bank of the Thames River, London, from the OXO Tower observation deck
    Image Owner: T. E. Smith-Lamothe



    Description:

    Although designed so that a pedestrian is not overwhelmed by the size and height in its immediate neighbourhood, the shape quickly became known as "The Giant Gherkin", another term for "pickle".