Frederick William Stevens

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Frederick William Stevens
Born 11 November 1847
Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom
Died 3 March 1900 (age 52)
Bombay, India
Years active 1870s-1890s

Frederick William Stevens (11 November 1847 – 3 March 1900) was an English architectural engineer who worked for the British colonial government in India.[1] Stevens' most notable design was the railway station Victoria Terminus in Bombay (in 1996 renamed the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai).[2]

Stevens also designed the Municipal Corporation Building, the Royal Alfred Sailor's Home, the Post-Office Mews at Apollo Bunder, the head offices of the BB&CI Railway at Churchgate, and the Oriental Life Assurance Offices at the Flora Fountain.[3] Stevens' name can be seen on the Terminus dedication plaque that the lead character, Jamal Malik, leans against near the conclusion of the 2008 hit film Slumdog Millionaire.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeyaraj, George J. "Indo Saracenic Architecture in Channai" (PDF). Chennai Metropolitan Area. Retrieved 30 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Frederick William Stevens". Mumbai/Bombay pages. Retrieved 12 September 2009. 
  3. ^ "Frederick William Stevens". Mumbai Pages . 23 June 2010 <http://theory.tifr.res.in/bombay/persons/fw-stevens.html>.