X Marks the Spot
The City - 2016
CityPoint is one of those now unassuming buildings in the City of London with a rich history. Originally called Britannic House it was built in 1967 as the headquarters for BP. They only lasted there for 20 or so years, however, the building's main claim to fame is that it was the first building in the City to exceed the height of St Paul's.
Today, the glass tower gets lost in amongst the hundreds of others that surround it. Hidden behind the Moorgate Crossrail works the approach seems underwhelming, making you question your convictions.
All this floods away as you walk into the cavernous open space near the building’s centre. Looking straight up you can see through the building's storeys and, as a photographer, all you have to do is point up and an X marks the the spot.
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