The Victorian and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai
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The Victorian and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai is . Mumbai has the second highest number of art deco buildings, after Miami. They are situated in Oval precinct. In 2014, Urban Design Research Institute put nominated the Oval precinct to become a World Heritage Site.
The Oval precinct displays the architecture of two centuries facing each other. On its east, a Victorian Gothic structure built during 1870-1890 resides, while on the west are art deco buildings built after 1920. The latter includes structures such as the Central Telegraph Office, Bombay High Court, University of Mumbai and the City Civil Court. One of Mumbai's landmarks, the Rajabai Clock Tower houses the university library. It was designed by British architect Sir George Gilbert Scott and was completed in 1870.