Originally posted on March 24, 2020 @ 9:08 am
At a distance of 0.5 Km from Chennai Central Railway Station (situated on the West of the Central Railway Station), the Rippon building is among the most elegant buildings in Chennai.
Inbuilt 1913, it’s getting used as a Municipal Company workplace since then. It is part of a big municipal advanced, which incorporates parks and gardens, the Nehru Stadium, Victoria Public Corridor and Moore Market.
Named after the Governor Basic of India, Lord Rippon, this building is among the greatest examples of British structure in India and has nonetheless preserved its classic look. The building additionally has been a witness to a variety of historic occasions.
It covers a space of 9628 sq. meters which were constructed at an approximate price of around eight lakhs. The excessive ceilings of the Rippon building are supported by Teak wooden joints and the flooring is embellished by marble flooring.