Exploring The Colonial Era Developments of The Mall Road, Lahore

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Seemin Aslam

Abstract

Lahore, a city with Aurenhammer, is the second largest city of Pakistan. The antiquities of Lahore span over three historic periods including pre-colonial, colonial and post-independence periods. Colonial period laid the foundations of modern Lahore with Indo- Islamic style of architecture. To connect Anarkali with the new British administrative area known as Mian Mir Cantonment, a public road was built that was later named Mall Road. This research paper is a descriptive evaluation of the literature available on Mall Road, Lahore and is an attempt to disclose the concept of this road and to unveil the developments on this promising public road made by the British; hence, it will provide the reader a glimpse of the Mall Road, Lahore. This paper concludes the Mall Road as the representative of a rich urban character and as a hub of different activities which made it the spine of the city during the colonial era.

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How to Cite
Seemin Aslam. (2019). Exploring The Colonial Era Developments of The Mall Road, Lahore. Journal of Art, Architecture and Built Environment (JAABE), 2(1), 30-46. https://doi.org/10.32350/jaabe.21.03

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