One of the defining characteristics of London architecture across the centuries has been a desire to make peace with the past. Don’t let today’s architects fool you that this nostalgia is a problem. It has been the guiding principle behind some of our most imaginative buildings. St John’s Gate, in the heart of Clerkenwell, is one of these, holding within it the history of both the city and the continent….

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