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suncity Jan 5, 2007 5:06 PM

photos copyright arijeetb

The Forum Mall - one of the first malls in the city and the INOX theatre - the first Multiplex in the city.

http://img512.imageshack.us/img512/5...2006079jn1.jpg

Park Street Flyover; The blue building - Chatterjee International Centre has been Kolkata's tallest for decades. It will lose that crown this year.

http://img215.imageshack.us/img215/7383/pict1813mv1.jpg

Esplanade Metro Station

http://img184.imageshack.us/img184/4...2006072by6.jpg

Office Buildings

http://img162.imageshack.us/img162/9107/pict1808ab9.jpg

suncity Jan 5, 2007 5:10 PM

photos copyright arijeetb

Park Hotel - one of Kolkata's leading hotels and brands.

http://img389.imageshack.us/img389/70/pict1817ee9.jpg

Kanak Building

http://img406.imageshack.us/img406/5259/pict1810st8.jpg

Ispat Bhavan

http://img247.imageshack.us/img247/7210/pict1812wi8.jpg

suncity Jan 5, 2007 5:17 PM

Raj Bhavan
photo copyright tuknaits

http://img294.imageshack.us/img294/1...olkatasvg3.jpg

Darbhanga buildings of Kolkata University
photo copyright birsha

http://img301.imageshack.us/img301/2...ybirshaka4.jpg

http://img154.imageshack.us/img154/3...tybirshkk8.jpg

Allahabad Bank
photo copyright Kanad Sanyal

http://img208.imageshack.us/img208/2...ldingkaig8.jpg

The Ex Military secretariat
photo copyright Paul Miller

http://img146.imageshack.us/img146/9...lmiller7te.jpg

suncity Jan 5, 2007 6:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Ex-Ithacan (Post 2547962)
Whoa, that Royal Insurance building looks great. I know you don't get a whole lot of responses, but I'm sure there are others who appreciate your effort to bring us India. Thanks suncity.

:D

Yes, I don't think there is much interest about India or Indian cities from the cityscape point of view in SSP.

But there are some like you who are interested.

:cheers:

suncity Jan 6, 2007 11:38 PM

Writers' Building (State Secretariat)

http://img67.imageshack.us/img67/220...uildingtt2.jpg

suncity Jan 20, 2007 3:50 PM

photos copyright dsenguptarm

Allahabad Bank building (this is another one different from the one posted earlier)

http://img258.imageshack.us/img258/9...enguptatm9.jpg

Wonder what happened to this building? It was the Stanchart when it caught fire quite a while back.

http://img142.imageshack.us/img142/3...ngupta2jd3.jpg

BCCI Building

http://img441.imageshack.us/img441/6...enguptafb5.jpg

Bengal Club

http://img265.imageshack.us/img265/3...guptarm9qt.jpg

Espalanade East

http://img293.imageshack.us/img293/2...rmsengu1bw.jpg

Ex-Ithacan Jan 21, 2007 8:53 PM

Thanks for showing those old classics sc.

Harrison Jan 21, 2007 9:11 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by suncity (Post 2547941)
photos copyright arijeetb

Royal Insurance Building

http://img69.imageshack.us/img69/2516/pict1669ke1.jpg

http://img244.imageshack.us/img244/668/pict1668nd9.jpg

HSBC Building

http://img75.imageshack.us/img75/4660/pict1675hj3.jpg

http://img406.imageshack.us/img406/6290/pict1672uk4.jpg

Off BBD Bag Square

http://img126.imageshack.us/img126/5409/pict1681dz0.jpg

Restorion attempts of the Metropolitan Building

http://img243.imageshack.us/img243/3883/pict1657iq5.jpg

http://img57.imageshack.us/img57/2497/pict1660zg2.jpg

The Oberoi Grand Hotel

http://img453.imageshack.us/img453/3637/pict1694gm1.jpg

http://img393.imageshack.us/img393/1719/pict1697hh7.jpg

Indian Museum

http://img401.imageshack.us/img401/3125/pict1701ly8.jpg

http://img145.imageshack.us/img145/6931/pict1704ph0.jpg

St Paul's Cathedral

http://img174.imageshack.us/img174/4524/pict1794xv5.jpg

Queen's Mansion

http://img485.imageshack.us/img485/2457/pict1818ep8.jpg

Love the Victorian architechure! Its so cool to see English designs so far from England!:yes: :D

suncity Feb 1, 2007 10:20 PM

Bengal Silver Spring - a new condominium complex - almost ready for handover

photo copyright Kanad Sanyal

http://img212.imageshack.us/img212/2...kanadaszm4.jpg

Shrachi and Emami Towers (u/c) - offices of two Kolkata based corporates. These are in south east Kolkata - away from the CBD and this may be a new trend as offices shift to the suburbs.

photo copyright Kanad Sanyal

http://img59.imageshack.us/img59/572...sanyalatv1.jpg

New apartments coming up next to Biodhannagar Rail Station

http://img247.imageshack.us/img247/1...stationtb1.jpg

Construction of Second Vivekananda Bridge in north Kolkata is nearing completion
photo copyright casualdevil

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http://img63.imageshack.us/img63/381...dasetusju5.jpg

suncity Feb 3, 2007 2:51 PM

The Racecourse

photo copyright Pranay Rao

http://img57.imageshack.us/img57/442...epranayyt1.jpg

http://img247.imageshack.us/img247/6...nayraosbq3.jpg

suncity Feb 4, 2007 5:06 AM

Greenwood Nook Towers and Ruchira Residency complex
photo copyright Kanad Sanyal

http://img380.imageshack.us/img380/2...ikta12szm9.jpg

suncity Feb 6, 2007 12:17 AM

Ruchira Residency
photo copyright Kanad Sanyal

http://img171.imageshack.us/img171/4...sanyalshb4.jpg

suncity Feb 7, 2007 6:09 AM

Udita Complex
photo copyright Kanad Sanyal

http://img506.imageshack.us/img506/2...anyalsskf8.jpg

suncity Feb 7, 2007 6:10 AM

DLF IT Park

Photo copyright Apai (my brother)

1
http://img240.imageshack.us/img240/4...fitparkum8.jpg

2
http://img248.imageshack.us/img248/2...parknewrs8.jpg

suncity Feb 9, 2007 1:26 AM

Hiland Park complex
photo cc rights suncity

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Ex-Ithacan Feb 9, 2007 2:36 AM

^ Can't honestly say they're very attractive, but that is one large development.

suncity Feb 9, 2007 4:40 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Ex-Ithacan (Post 2620921)
^ Can't honestly say they're very attractive, but that is one large development.

I don't think they are attractive. The project is a biggie by Calcutta standards. After the seventies, this was the first time a building crossed the 24 storey mark in Kolkata. The tallest one in this complex is 28 storeys (was completed in 2005) and is currently the city's tallest. The project has kind of enthused builders to announce several tall apartment building projects.
Coming up by this year end will be two of the four 35 storey towers of South City.

http://www.southcityprojects.com/sc_status.htm

Ex-Ithacan Feb 12, 2007 11:42 AM

^ wow, big buildings in the linked project.

suncity Feb 16, 2007 2:25 PM

Kolkata Metro Rail
cc rights apflickr

http://img169.imageshack.us/img169/1...ickr1ccbb6.jpg

http://img101.imageshack.us/img101/8...lickr2ctb0.jpg

photo cc rights juicyrai

http://img101.imageshack.us/img101/6...juicyrabb1.jpg

photo copyright mvaatlarge

http://img76.imageshack.us/img76/904...tlarge4kc1.jpg

suncity Feb 17, 2007 9:04 PM

BBD Bag - hopefully the whole square will be restored
photo copyright bherz

http://img179.imageshack.us/img179/6...herz248eu8.jpg


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