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The U.S. Embassy in London, which opened in 1960, is modernist starchitect Eero Saarinen's only work in Britain. Though the nine-story Venetian-inspired structure will live on as a protected building, a new embassy is in the planning stages across town. Pulling together old photos from the Library of Congress, Curbed National recently took a look back at Saarinen's striking design in its glorious early days. [Curbed National]