The Anonymous Widower

Cromwell Tower

I took this picture of Cromwell Tower from where I took the picture of The Heron and CityPoint.

Cromwell Tower

We used to live on the eleventh floor, which is just about the lowest floor visible in the picture.

Considering this tower was built at the end of the 1960s, it is still an iconic and distinct building.

November 20, 2012 - Posted by | World | , , ,

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