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Spite buildings: when human grudges get architectural – in pictures

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Spite buildings: when human grudges get architectural – in pictures

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/jun/21/spite-buildings-when-human-grudges-get-architectural-in-pictures

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Remember the Westboro Baptist church? Its members gained infamy in recent decades picketing the funerals of dead American soldiers and generally spreading hate-filled lunacy, with much of their ire directed at the LGBT community. So charity founder Aaron Jackson decided to buy a house across the street from the church’s compound and painted it in the rainbow colours of the pride flag.

 

 

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Bolton Council once turned down planning for a huge Barratt development. Barratt appealed and lost again. There was then some murky story where a minister overturned the decision and allowed them to build. Council then threatened Barratt that they would give all the new streets offensive names such as Hitler Avenue and Mussolini street which would deter anyone buying. Remember it was on front page of Daily Mirror quite a lot. Don't know how it turned out.
 

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6 hours ago, Funn3r said:

Bolton Council once turned down planning for a huge Barratt development. Barratt appealed and lost again. There was then some murky story where a minister overturned the decision and allowed them to build. Council then threatened Barratt that they would give all the new streets offensive names such as Hitler Avenue and Mussolini street which would deter anyone buying. Remember it was on front page of Daily Mirror quite a lot. Don't know how it turned out.
 

I think I remember that...Low Sex Drive was one of the street names I remember...

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51 minutes ago, Wayward said:

I think I remember that...Low Sex Drive was one of the street names I remember...

Superb.

Cleveland Steamer Avenue.

 

 

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