Shown here are the Three Graces on the Liverpool waterfront in 1920 Merged with a 2011 photograph of the same location. They are the Royal Liver Building, completed in 1911; the Cunard Building, 1916; and the Port of Liverpool Building, 1907
Standing on the Pierhead for almost a century are the Three Graces. Rising to nearly 295ft is the Royal Liver Building which has two towers surmounted by the legendry Liver Birds, the Cunard Building and the Port of Liverpool Building. The idea for these three majestic buildings was conceived and they were constructed as visible symbols of Liverpool's international prestige. To-day, these three buildings define one of the worlds most recognizable skylines.