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 The Barbican has a fourth residential tower due for completion in 2017.

The modern Brutalist design of Blake Tower (named after poet William Blake, buried in Bunhill Fields) is a redevelopment of the former YMCA building by Harper Downie. Now more details have emerged about the 74 flats and studios built in the Grade II-listed shell of the original 17-storey building.

It was built in 1968 as a continuation of the Barbican, first designed by Chamberlin, Powell and Bon in the late 1950s. Conran and Partners’ interiors of Blake Tower will celebrate the Barbican Estate with a modern take on 1960s décor. Redrow London has opened a marketing suite and show apartment for viewings.

Prices start at £725,000.

www.blaketower.com

 

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