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Charles Barry and A.W.N. Pugin, Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament)
Unsettled by industrialization and the ugliness of the modern world, Victorians looked back to the Gothic style.
William Butterfield, All Saints, Margaret Street, London
Fossiliferous stone, many-colored mosaics, and banded bricks: meaning is in the material in this Victorian church.
Charles Garnier, The Paris Opéra
Seeing and being seen: the opera was a place of voyeurism and spectacle among the prosperous classes of the city.