The Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai
The Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai is a gathering of nineteenth century Victorian Neo Gothic open structures and twentieth century Art Deco structures in the Fort zone of Mumbai in Maharashtra, India. This accumulation of the Victorian Gothic structures and Art Deco structures are set around the Oval Maidan, an extensive recreational ground that was once known as the Esplanade. The east of the Oval is flanked by the Victorian Gothic open structures and the western side is flanked by the Art Deco structures of Backbay Reclamation and Marine Drive. This designation means to defend an aggregate of 94 structures
The nineteenth century Victorian Gothic structures that lie toward the east of the Oval are the mostly the Bombay High Court, The University of Mumbai (Fort Campus) and The City Civil and Sessions Court (Housed in the Old Secretariat Building). This stretch likewise houses one of the tourist spots of Mumbai, the Rajabai Clock Tower. The twentieth century Art Deco structures flank the western stretch of the Oval and comprise for the most part of exclusive private structures and the Eros Cinema among others.
This outfit of Victorian Gothic and Art Deco structures was added to the rundown of World Heritage Sites on 30 June 2018 amid 42nd session of World Heritage Committee at Manama, Bahrain.