24th May 1862: First journey on the London Underground: “One of several pre-opening trial trips on the Metropolitan Railway, at Edgware Road. The then Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon William Gladstone and his wife, and John Fowler the engineer are among the invited party aboard Smith & Knight’s open wagons. This was a special trial trip in a contractor’s train on the first section of the Metropolitan Railway” - London Transport Museum
City Road Station (1901-1922) (demolished c.1970) here shown in 1915 whilst still operational. Almost no sign remains of this station that was between Old Street and Angel on the Northern Line. Only a ventilation tower remains on the corner of City Road and Central Street to indicate this building ever stood.
1 Anguk (Changdeokgung) (Autumn) – One of five former royal residences in downtown Seoul, Changdeok Palace is renowned for the way its structures balance with the natural landscape, a signature of traditional Korean architecture. After decades of development, the city is once again looking for ways to harmonise nature and urban living.