The zebra crossing at Abbey Road, said cultural and historical importance
. The zebra crossing on London's Abbey Road, famous since the end of the decade of 1960 to be the cover of a Beatles' album has been declared by the British government as a place of "cultural and historical importance."
Abbey Road in north London and home to the emblematic studies where four of Liverpool recorded much of his discography, is a place of constant pilgrimage for Beatles fans and many tourists, everquest ii gold, from the city.
At any hour of the day and at any time of year you can see people crossing the zebra crossing, emulating the icnica snapshot of Paul McCartney (barefoot), John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison taken by photographer Ian Macmillan. Few people know, however, that step is not the original, which was moved several feet ordenacin issues of traffic,, eve isk, and that the Abbey Road area has been substantially remodeled since then, so that pictures taken today in da little resemblance to the cover of the album.
A place with great force
After hearing the news, McCartney said it was "the icing on the cake" since last February's record label studies were found also in cultural interest, which prevents them from being sold in extremis, global agenda credits,The new road map from paper toe, for the construction of luxury homes. John Penrose, Secretary of State for Tourism and Heritage, said: "This pedestrian crossing in London is not a castle or a cathedral, but thanks to the Beatles and a session of photos of 10 minutes on an August morning in 1969, is the same force as any other place to be part of our heritage. "
Roger Bowdler, head of Heritage Ingls, recognized that this is a "rare case" but stressed that "despite being a modest structure, the zebra crossing has an international reputation and remains a major cultural tirn." "The temptation to recreate that album cover icnica of 1969 is as strong as ever. Together with the adjoining Abbey Road studios, remains a Mecca for Beatles fans from around the world," says Bowdler.