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Georgian Dream: why Albany Street is the Ideal Place to Live

August 14, 2017    |   Panny Antoniou

Named after the younger brother of King George IV, Prince Frederick, the Duke of York and Albany, Albany Street is known for its stunning buildings designed by famous architects and artists such as John Nash, and Decimus Burton.

Home to many famous landmarks such as St George’s Cathedral, a stunning Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral. Originally consecrated as an Anglican church, this place of worship features a famous stained-glass window designed by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. This Georgian street is full of history and character.

Albany Street has had many famous residents including the composer Constant Lambert, and the social reformer and co-founder of Punch Magazine Henry Mayhew. The area retains this bohemian atmosphere to this day. Situated between Regent’s Park and the famous Camden, there are many things to do in the area. From gastropubs such as Gordon Ramsey’s famous York & Albany, to London Zoo just a short walk away, Albany Street has something to suit all tastes and preferences.

If you are a foodie, you will never be short of places to eat near Albany Street. Restaurants such as L’Albufera, Honey & Co, and The Place serve a variety of culinary delights for the budding food critic. The cuisine on offer has a heavy Mediterranean influence, reflecting the immigrant past of the area with many well-known Italians, including the poet Christina Rossetti, historically making the area their home.

Transport links in the area are also fantastic, with Albany Street just a stone’s throw away from tube stations such as Great Portland Street, Warren Street, and Mornington Crescent as well as national and international train stations such as Euston and Kings Cross St Pancras.

Here at Robert Irving Burns, we are always happy to help people find their ideal property in this area, and other fantastic areas like it. If you would like to call Albany Street home, we have many properties available. With this recently refurbished apartment having been snapped up, we cannot wait to help even more tenants find the home of their dreams.

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