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419    Dibyendu Banerjee    27/04/2020
Considered by many as the prettiest of all the bungalows on the River Hooghly, the BNR House in Garden Reach, , constructed on classical lines in 1846.
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April, 2020
371    Dibyendu Banerjee    14/04/2020
The newly constructed Hogg Market soon came to be popularly known as the New Market or Hogg Market, while the locals called it Hogg Shaheber Bazar, the mark ...
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April, 2020
330    Dibyendu Banerjee    31/03/2020
Located at Esplanade Row East, the massive building of the former Foreign & Military Secretariat was built in the year 1909, when Calcutta was still the cap ...
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March, 2020
710    Dibyendu Banerjee    16/03/2020
The red and white building located at 8 Council House Street, once housed the Alliance Bank of Simla. Reserve Bank of India inscribed on it, once housed the ...
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March, 2020
961    Dibyendu Banerjee    02/03/2020
Palmer’s House was demolished in 1914 for the construction of the present Lalbazar building complex, located at 18 Lalbazar Street.This area was known as Fl ...
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March, 2020
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474    Dibyendu Banerjee    16/02/2020
The office of the East Indian Railway was shifted to a building at Fairlie Place in 1879. Prince Dwarkanath Tagore, the founder of the Jorasanko branch.
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February, 2020
1173    Dibyendu Banerjee    02/02/2020
Located on the southern side of Dalhousie Square, the Central Telegraph Office in Calcutta occupies two magnificent heritage buildings of Calcutta.
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February, 2020
604    Dibyendu Banerjee    17/01/2020
The beautiful building of the Dead Letter Office is the oldest and the original part of the sprawling Telegraph Office complex. Located at the Old Court Hou ...
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January, 2020
357    Dibyendu Banerjee    03/01/2020
Widely known as the Treasury building, the huge brick red structure, located near the High Court Building, was constructed between 1882 and 1884.
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January, 2020
681    Dibyendu Banerjee    19/12/2019
The three storey red-brick building of Calcutta Collectorate, located on NS Road and sandwiched between GPO and the Reserve Bank of India.
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December, 2019
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750    Dibyendu Banerjee    06/12/2019
The majestic white building of the renovated Currency Building, constructed in Italian style and standing gracefully on the Dalhousie Square, was built in 1883.
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December, 2019
768    Dibyendu Banerjee    20/11/2019
Crowned with a lofty dome and decorated with tall Corinthian columns, the imposing building of the General Post Office of Calcutta, standing on the Tank Square.
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November, 2019
638    Dibyendu Banerjee    07/11/2019
Founded in 1814 and located on the busy Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Calcutta, the Indian Museum is the oldest and the largest museum in India.
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November, 2019
918    Dibyendu Banerjee    26/10/2019
The Victoria Memorial Hall of Calcutta, constructed of white Markana marble from Rajasthan, is rightly nicknamed as the Taj of Raj.
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October, 2019
1288    Dibyendu Banerjee    13/10/2019
The National Library of India, situated on the lush-green scenic Belvedere Estate in Alipore, consisting of the Belvedere House and the 30-acre grounds surr ...
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October, 2019
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1294    Dibyendu Banerjee    29/09/2019
The majestic building of Metcalfe Hall looks almost like an ancient Greek temple and reflects the British imperial architecture during the mid 19th century.
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September, 2019
932    Dibyendu Banerjee    22/09/2019
Located at 4 Esplanade Row West, the majestic and historic structure of the Town Hall is one of the most important heritage buildings of Calcutta.
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September, 2019
816    Dibyendu Banerjee    08/09/2019
At the time of its completion in 1780, the Writers’ Building, located on the north side of the Tank Square, was the first three-storey building in Calcutta.
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September, 2019
1211    Dibyendu Banerjee    24/08/2019
Constructed in neo-Gothic style and opened in 1872, the majestic building of the Calcutta High Court stands close to the River Hoogly, as a symbol of justice.
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August, 2019
1356    Dibyendu Banerjee    13/08/2019
The Bidhan Sabha Bhawan, located at 3 Esplanade Row, Calcutta is the West Bengal Legislative Assembly, where the legislation for the state of W.B are pronou ...
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August, 2019
656    Dibyendu Banerjee    31/07/2019
The Government House or the Raj Bhawan in Calcutta owes its existence to Marquess Wellesley, the Governor-General of Bengal from 1798 to 1805.
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July, 2019
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