Rebuilding Coventry again, and again

In which Coventry is rebuilt for the second time in 100 years.

The centre of Coventry must have looked nice at one point, I know this because I’ve seen photos of old Coventry and been to the few buildings that are still older than the United States. Everything else about Coventry is grey and less than seventy years old.

You see this is what the city centre looked like in 1917:

Just thirty years later the old Victorian shops and medieval cathedral were gone, to be replaced with the concrete modernism that is now being demolished across the city.

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