William Brown Street

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William Brown Street
Liverpool Cultural Quarter
Liverpool Cultural Quarter.jpg
William Brown Street
Type Street and public square
Location Liverpool, Merseyside, UK
Coordinates 53°24′36″N 2°58′48″W / 53.410°N 2.980°W / 53.410; -2.980Coordinates: 53°24′36″N 2°58′48″W / 53.410°N 2.980°W / 53.410; -2.980
Built 1860
Architectural style(s) Victorian Neoclassical
William Brown Street is located in Merseyside
William Brown Street
Location of William Brown Street in Merseyside

William Brown Street in Liverpool, England, is a road that is remarkable for its concentration of public buildings. It is sometimes referred to as the "Cultural Quarter"

Originally known as Shaw's Brow, a coaching road east from the city, it is named after William Brown, a local MP and philanthropist, who in 1860 donated land in the area for the building of a library and museum. This area gives its name as the William Brown Street conservation area.

The conservation area contains:

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