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4th Retro-Walk. Mount Road Monuments.

March 4, 2014

4th Retro-Walk. Mount Road Monuments

Retro-Walk #4 : Mount Road Monuments: Quai-de-Millath Women’s College – LIC Building -Bootha Perumal Kovil Streets – Philately Bureau – Cosmopolitan Club – Bharat Insurance

Walk Leader : Muthusamy R @ 9444949507

Date: 09th March, Sunday. Time: 06.30 am – 09.30 a.m

Meeting Point: Quai-de-Millath Govt. college for women (1974) = Government Arts College for Men (1948) = Madras Mohammedan College

Madrasa-e-Azam Higher Secondary School (1849) = Umda Bagh (home of Princess Khayrunnisa Begum Sahiba,wife of the 12th [ last] Nawab of the Carnatic,Ghulam Muhammad Ghouse Khan)

Agarchand Mansion (Khaleel Mansion) (1930)

VST Motors  = Cuddon Building (Gove Building), (1916)

Chellarams (1915)

LIC Building (1959)

United India Building (Murray & CO)

Higgingbothams Pvt Ltd. (1844)

Poompuhar Handicrafts  = Tamilnadu Handicrafts Development Corporation Ltd (1973)

Bootha Perumal Koil Street and lanes plus Pachaiamman Samedha Mannareeswaran Temple

Mount Road Dargah = Hazrath Syed Moosa Sha Khaderi (17th century)

Makka Masjid

The Casino Theatre (1841)

Elphinston and New Elphinston Theater and Jafar Ice cream parlour

Phitalic Bureau Anna Salai Pot office = Electric Theater – Second Permanent Cinema Theater

First subway of Madras = underground war time chamber

Suguna Vilasa Sabha club (1945)

Christ Church Anglo-Indian higher Secondary School (1842)

Cosmopolitan Club (1873)

Ending Point: Bharat Insurance Building (1897)

Google Map URL:

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