Archive for the ‘Family’ Category

Demolished

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

I passed the site of my grandfather's building in Fenchurch Street last week. It was built in 1969, and it broke his heart when he learned that they were going to demolish it. He passed away in July, and now all that remains of his beloved building, one of the first ...

William H. Rogers 18 Feburary 1914 – 26 July 2008

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

My grandfather passed away this morning, aged 94. One of his proudest achievements was the construction of 20 Fenchurch Street in the City of London, of which he was the architect. The building was occupied by Kleinwort Benson from 1968 to 2006. It is somehow poignant that his life has ...