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Grand conception

Grand Central is a new bar in Shoreditch, east London, designed by Block Architecture for Eric Yu of the Breakfast Group, which owns Opium and The Social, among other venues. The name Grand Central was chosen by the architect as a reference to the famous New York station, but it has a more direct application to the 5m-high ceiling of the bar, with its large windows which give the feel of a terminus or any other public space where there is continuous movement.

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