The owners of Liverpool’s most famous monuments, include millionaires, moguls, and corporations.
Liverpool’s skyline is well-known, with many of the city’s main landmarks being recognized around the world.
The city center is not short in notable structures, with an impressive mix of architecture and a varied history.
But we pass past these structures every day without realizing who owns the places that many people associate with Liverpool.
Many of the city’s most distinctive places, from the Liver Building to St John’s Beacon, are owned by private persons, many of whom you may have never heard of.
These are the proprietors of some of the city’s most well-known landmarks, ranging from large corporations to individuals.
Corestate Capital is the company’s owner.
The Liver Building is arguably the city’s most recognizable structure, thanks to its riverfront location and distinctive Liver bird sculptures.
It was previously one of the country’s tallest structures, having been built in 1911 for the Royal Liver Assurance Company.
In 2017, the building was sold to an international group led by Farhad Moshiri, the owner of Everton Football Club.
Since then, a massive renovation has been underway, with Corestate reporting early this year that the building’s entire office space had been leased.
Liverpool City Council is the owner.
The Cunard Building, which served as the headquarters of the Cunard shipping line until the 1960s, is now owned by Liverpool City Council.
The Cunard, like the Liver Building, was significantly renovated after the council purchased it in 2013.
The structure was originally intended to serve as both an office and a new cruise terminal for the city, but the cruise terminal plans were eventually abandoned.
Hundreds of council employees, as well as other tenants, currently work out of the Cunard.
George Downing is the proprietor.
The Port of Liverpool Building, the third of Liverpool’s Three Graces, is owned by local property mogul George Downing.
The building, which is known for its unusual domed roof, received a thorough repair between 2006 and 2009.
The Mersey Docks and Harbour Board had occupied the property for the most of its life prior to Mr Downing’s purchase in 2001.
Mr. Downing is a major commercial landlord in the city, having an. “The summary has come to an end.”