Royal Insurance Building, Liverpool

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Royal Insurance Building, Liverpool
The Royal Insurance Building, Dale Street, Liverpool, England was built between 1897 and 1903. The architect was J Francis Doyle. It is a Grade II* listed building. The building's steel frame structure may have been the first such steel frame in the UK. It is finished with an Edwardian Baroque fa├žade of granite and Portland stone, and an elaborate allegorical frieze by the sculptor C.J. Allen. The building has been derelict since the 1990s and has featured as part of the Liverpool Echo Stop the Rot campaign. It is also on the Buildings at Risk Register.