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Old 01-04-2018, 04:38 PM
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2nd photo down is a spindle-shaped object (?building) with the caption: "No introduction necessary." Well, maybe not to a Londoner in 2009. But on THIS side of the pond 8 1/2 years later, I have NO idea what the Hell it is! (And this quite pertinent to Ripperology or any other historical study: ASSUMED knowledge isn't always clear to EVERYONE at the TIME, let alone years/decades/centuries later!!)

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I believe you mean his photo of the Gherkin.

http://forum.casebook.org/showpost.p...postcount=1885

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Old 01-04-2018, 05:34 PM
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Correct, Jonathan.

So just WHAT is it?

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Old 01-04-2018, 08:09 PM
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Photos inside Mitre Square looking up towards the Gherkin towering overhead are really something to see. Perhaps someone will come along and post one.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/30_St_Mary_Axe

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Used to be the address of the Baltic Exchange after moving from Threadneedle Street.

If Jack was my suspect,he might well have been familiar with the area as a child
accompanying his father and uncle from Hull.
Both were Master Mariners trading the Baltic Sea.
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Correct, Jonathan.

So just WHAT is it?

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30 St. Mary Axe is a London skyscraper.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/30_St_Mary_Axe
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Default London map

Many people have probably discovered this mapping system, but just in case, here is the http://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/print/#zoom=19&lat=51.5188&lon=-0.0757&layers=163&b=1"]link [/url]:
It allows a user to fade a street map from the present to a chosen date.
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Some from Tom Cullens book:

Durward Street. Not quite the murder site which was about 25/30 feet to the right.
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Ripper's Corner Mitre Square
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Excellent pictures of Durward st I've not seen before - thanks.
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Attachment 258 We all know where this is.....but OMG am being watched!!! (It's that ghost again!)
No, where is that?
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Attachment 258 We all know where this is.....but OMG am being watched!!! (It's that ghost again!)
Where is this please, I just can't place it!
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This photo of John's Hill gives some idea of what Breezer's Hill, a little to the west, might have looked like when MJK was resident.

Imagine a fairly new wool warehouse taking up the whole of the western (right) side of the street, a pub (the White Bear) at the NE corner, and a former pub (the Old Red Lion) on the SE corner (79, Pennington Street). In between were just 4 small houses.

It seems most likely that MJK was at 79, Pennington Street, but nos 1, 2 and 3 Breezers Hill were also apparently brothels at one time or another.

The buildings in the background are part of the London Dock.

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