As I drove past on M G Road, I realized that what we always refer to as the "Thomas Cook" building has also come down, and is just a shell awaiting demolition. So I thought of quickly taking photographs of some of the beautiful old buldings that still stand in this area.
Here is the "Sadhwani’s" building, with its lovely old monkey-top still intact:
Then, of course, the Cauvery Handicrafts Emporium, dating from a time when there was no demand for vertical spaces:
On Brigade Road stands this beautiful example of Bangalore architecture:
And one of the queens of Cubbon Park, the Central Library building:
I wonder how long they will remain, especially the ones on Brigade Road, where the relentless seeking after money means heritage is on the chopping block… ⊕