Notes on the Geography of Peninsular India: Mumbai / Bombay: The VT and Taj Mahal Hotel: Photo 13
Across the street are the Bombay Municipal Buildings, also designed by Stevens, and completed in 1893. The statue on the gable boasts: Urbs prima in Indis. The Mughal dome, by the way, is not just decorative: it holds water tanks that were installed not only to extinguish fire but also to counterbalance the building's hydraulic elevators.
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