Tuesday, 5 August 2008

South Western House


The South Western House which used to be the South Western Hotel was originally built in 1865. In 1912 many wealthy people stayed at the hotel before embarking the Titanic.

The current owner retained many of the interior and exterior features as well as the early architectural ornamentation and iron work.  The majestic staircase that was copied by the Titanic was renovated to its former glory.  The marble walls, chandeliers and painted mural ceilings were also preserved and restored.








3 comments:

cc said...

What a beautiful place! I love places with a history, they all seem to have that extra something that tell a story.

p/s: Hello, first time visiting here. :)

Brigida Ayson Schmidt said...

Ops, I think I'm the first one to comment here. Come on people, leave your footprints here.

First of all, those recovered/maintained 1865 South Western House artifact are awesome, and the design are so detailed and vivid.

"Objet d'art"... Impressive.

Miss Elle said...

the staircase... majestic indeed. as always, those shots are nothing but amazing :)