Sights in the City

Athenaeum

Athenaeum

The Athenaeum was founded in 1797. It was designed as a meeting place where gentlemen could exchange ideas in surroundings that reflected their high status. Just like the Lyceum club, this may well be a reflection of the desire to avoid the rowdy establishments frequented by people involved in the slave

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Liverpool Town Hall

Liverpool Town Hall

Liverpool Town hall was completed in 1754, paid for by wealthy merchants of the city. Around the dome on its slate roof are four clocks flanked by lions and unicorns and on top is a statue of Minerva, the Roman Goddess of wisdom and protector of cities. At the north

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