Notes on the Geography of Peninsular India: Chennai / Madras 2: British Public Buildings: Photo 34
Heavy-duty renovations in 2013, occasioned perhaps by the general upheaval accompanying construction of the city's new subway system. The building may yet become the "vision in white" intended by its architect, George Steel Travers ("G.S.T.") Harris. Harris was a consulting architect working for India's Public Works Department, and before arriving in Madras in 1896 he had spent eight years in Gwalior, whose Jai Vilas Palace might just have stuck with him.
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