Tue, Jun 04|
St. Augustine's Tower Hackney
Talks at the Tower | John Boughton: Municipal Dreams - The Rise and Fall of Council Housing
Entry is Free but Registration is required. Doors Open at 7pm. Talk begins at 7:30pm.
Time & Location
Jun 04, 2019, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
St. Augustine's Tower Hackney, London E8 1HT, UK
About the event
John Boughton is the author of the blog Municipal Dreams and an acclaimed book of the same title, charting the history of social housing from the slum clearances of the Victorian age to the Grenfell Tower disaster. A passionate believer in social housing, John will discuss the history of social housing in Hackney and beyond, meeting utopians and practical reformers, idealistic planners and architects, and politicians, good and bad, along the way.
There are a limited number of tickets for this event. Entry is Free but Registration is required.
Doors open at 7pm. Talk begins at 7:30pm