All Contributions from Louis Berk

Photographer, author and former teacher (Swanlea School, Whitechapel) - co-author of Whitechapel in 50 Buildings and Secret Whitechapel (Amberley Books).

Only memorial to Frederick Treves in Whitechapel

Treves House, Vallance Road | Louis Berk

Treves House appears to be the only local memorial to Sir Frederick Treves (1853-1923), the Victorian/Edwardian notable surgeon of the n…

Another Whitechapel building designed by H. V. Kerr

Comfort House, 9-17 Turner Street | Louis Berk

This is another building which was designed by the architect H. V. Kerr who designed <a href="…

Vine Court: Padhan Kitchen

5-6 Vine Court | Louis Berk

Close-up of a remaining building in the small alley way behind Whitechapel Road, clearly showing the older style (original?) street sign.

Entrance to New Road Hotel

New Road Hotel (formerly Service House), 101-107 New Road | Louis Berk

Entrance to the recently renovated and re-opened, former Service House, now New Road Hotel - original architect H V Kerr, also responsible …