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Soho is a world-famous area of the City of Westminster and part of the West End of London.

The name "Soho" first appears in the 17th century. Most authorities believe that the name derives from a former hunting cry. James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth, used "soho" as a rallying call for his men at the Battle of Sedgemoor on 6 July 1685, half a century after the name was first used for this area of London. The Soho name has been imitated by other entertainment and restaurant districts such as Soho, Hong Kong; Soho, Málaga; SOHO, Beijing; SoHo (South of Horton), London, Ontario, Canada; and Palermo Soho, Buenos Aires. SoHo, Manhattan, gets its name from its location SOuth of HOuston Street, but is also a reference to London’s Soho.

Long established as an entertainment district, for much of the 20th century Soho had a reputation as a base for the sex industry in addition to its night life and its location for the headquarters of leading film companies. Since the 1980s, the area has undergone considerable gentrification. It is now predominantly a fashionable district of upmarket restaurants and media offices, with only a small remnant of sex industry venues.

Soho is a small, multicultural area of central London; a home to industry, commerce, culture and entertainment, as well as a residential area for both rich and poor. It has clubs, including the former Chinawhite nightclub; public houses; bars; restaurants; a few sex shops scattered amongst them; and late-night coffee shops that give the streets an "open-all-night" feel at the weekends. Record shops cluster in the area around Berwick Street, with shops such as Phonica, Sister Ray and Reckless Records.

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Covent Garden:   From fruit and veg to Froo Tan Vetch
Leicester Square:   Leicester Square is a pedestrianised square in the West End of London.
Piccadilly Circus:   Piccadilly Circus was built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with the major shopping street of Piccadilly. The circus lost its circular form in 1886 with the construction of Shaftesbury Avenue.
Piccadilly Theatre:   The Piccadilly Theatre is an Art Deco masterpiece in the West End.
Royal Opera House:   The foundation of the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden lies in the letters patent awarded by Charles II to Sir William Davenant in 1660, allowing Davenant to operate one of only two patent theatre companies (The Duke's Company) in London.
Tottenham Court Road:   Tottenham Court Road runs from St Giles' Circus (the junction of Oxford Street and Charing Cross Road) north to Euston Road.
Wyld’s Great Globe:   Wyld’s Great Globe was an attraction situated in Leicester Square between 1851 and 1862.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Blackmoore Street (1902):   This photo depicts Blackmoor Street which was in the Drury Lane slum, with Clare Court on the left
Buses outside the National Gallery:   Buses outside the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square (1927).
Tottenham Court Road (1927):   The area through which Tottenham Court Road was built is mentioned in the Domesday Book as belonging to the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral.
Wild Street (1902):   Wild Street, in the Covent Garden area, was on the edge of the Kingsway improvements which would utterly transform the area in the following years.
Wych Street:   Wych Street was a street in London, roughly where Australia House now stands on Aldwych. It ran west from the church of St Clement Danes on the Strand to a point towards the southern end of Drury Lane.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
26, SM2 · Air Street, W1B · Air Street, W1J · Aldwych, WC2 · Apple Tree Yard, SW1Y · Archer Street, W1D · Babmaes Street, SW1Y · Bateman Street, W1D · Batemans Buildings, W1D · Beak Street, W1F · Bear Street, WC2H · Bedford Chambers, WC2E · Bedford Street, WC2E · Bedford Street, WC2R · Berners Place, W1T · Berners Street, W1D · Berwick Road, W1F · Berwick Street, W1F · Betterton Street, WC2H · Bourchier Street, W1D · Bow St Covent Garden, WC2E · Bow Street, WC2B · Bow Street, WC2E · Bray House, SW1Y · Brewer Street, W1D · Brewer Street, W1F · Bridle Lane, W1F · Broad Court, WC2B · Broadwick Street, W1F · Bucknall Street, WC2H · Burleigh Street, WC2E · Cambridge Circus, WC2H · Carlisle Street, W1D · Carlisle Walk, E8 · Carriage Hall, WC2E · Castlewood House, WC1A · Catherine Street, WC2B · Cecil Court, WC2N · Central Arcade, WC2E · Centre Point House, WC2H · Chapone Place, W1D · Charing Cross Mansions, WC2H · Charing Cross Road, WC2H · Charing Cross, SW1A · Charles Ii Street, SW1Y · Ching Court, WC2H · Church Place, SW1Y · Cockspur Street, SW1Y · Covent Garden Piazza, WC2E · Covent Garden, WC2E · Covent Garden, WC2H · Coventry Street, SW1Y · Coventry Street, W1D · Coventry Street, W1J · Cranbourn Street, WC2H · Dansey Place, W1D · Darblay Street, W1F · Dean Street, W1D · Denman Street, W1D · Denmark Place, WC2H · Denmark Street, WC2H · Dryden Street, WC2E · Duck Lane, W1F · Dudley Court, WC2H · Dufours Place, W1F · Duke Of York Street, SW1Y · Dyott Street, WC1A · Eagle Place, SW1Y · Earlham Street, WC2H · East Street, TW8 · Endell Street, WC2H · Evelyn Yard, W1T · Excel Court, WC2H · Exeter Street, WC2E · Falconberg Court, W1D · Flaxman Court, W1F · Flichcroft Street, WC2H · Flitcroft Street, WC2H · Floral Street, WC2E · Frith Street, W1D · Garrick Street, WC2E · Germyn Street, SW1Y · Gerrard Place, W1D · Gerrard Street, W1D · Glasshouse Street, W1B · Golden Square, W1F · Goslett Yard, W1D · Goslett Yard, WC2H · Great Chapel Street, W1F · Great Newport Street, WC2H · Great Pulteney Street, W1F · Great Queen Street, WC2B · Great Windmill Street, W1D · Greek Court, WC2H · Greek Street, W1D · Greens Court, W1F · Ham Yard, W1D · Hanover Place, WC2E · Hanway Street, W1T · Haymarket, SW1Y · Henrietta Street, WC2E · Hobhouse Court, SW1Y · Holland Street, W1F · Hollen Street, W1F · Hopkins Street, W1F · Horse and Dolphin Yard, W1D · Ingestre Court, W1F · Ingestre Place, W1F · Irving Street, WC2H · James Street, WC2E · Jermyn Street, SW1A · Jermyn Street, SW1Y · John Street, SE11 · Jubilee Hall Jubilee Market, WC2E · Jubilee Market Hall Tavistock Court, WC2E · Jubilee Market, WC2E · King Street, WC2E · Kinnaird House, SW1Y · Langley Court, WC2E · Langley Street, WC2H · Leicester Place, WC2H · Leicester Square, WC2H · Leicester Street, WC2H · Lexington Street Cos, W1F · Lexington Street, W1F · Lisle Street, WC2H · Litchfield Street, WC2H · Little Newport Street, WC2H · Livonia Street, W1F · London Pavilion, W1J · Long Acre, WC2E · Lower James Street, W1F · Lower John Street, W1F · Lower Regent Street, SW1Y · Lowndes Court, W1F · Macclesfield Street, W1D · Macklin Street, WC2B · Maiden Lane, WC2E · Manette Street, W1D · Maple Leaf Walk, SW11 · Meard Street, W1F · Mercer Street, WC2H · Monmouth Street, WC2H · Moor Street, W1D · Neal Street, WC2H · New Compton Street, WC2H · New Zealand House, SW1Y · Newport Court, WC2H · Newport Place, WC2H · Noel Street, W1F · Norris Street, SW1Y · Nottingham Court, WC2H · Odhams Walk, WC2H · Old Compton Street, W1D · Old Copton Street, W1D · Orange Street, SW1Y · Orange Street, WC2H · Ormond Yard, SW1Y · Oxendon Street, SW1Y · Oxendon Street, W1D · Pall Mall East, SW1Y · Panton Street, SW1Y · Parker Mews, WC2B · Parker Street, WC2B · Peter Street, W1F · Phoenix Street, WC2H · Piccadilly Circus, W1B · Piccadilly Circus, W1J · Piccadilly Place, W1J · Piccadilly, SW1Y · Piccadilly, W1J · Portland Mews, W1F · Princes Arcade, SW1Y · Rathbone Place, W1T · Richmond Buildings, W1D · Richmond Mews, W1D · Romilly Street, W1D · Rose Street, WC2E · Royal Opera Arcade, SW1Y · Royalty Mews, W1D · Rupert Court, W1D · Rupert Street, W1D · Russell Chambers, WC2E · Russell Street, WC2B · Russell Street, WC2E · Saint Martin’s Court, WC2H · Sandringham Court, W1F · Seven Dials Court, WC2H · Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D · Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H · Shaftsbury Avenue, W1D · Shelton Street, WC2B · Shelton Street, WC2H · Sheraton Street, W1F · Sherwood Street, W1F · Shorts Gardens, WC2H · Silver Place, W1F · Slingsby Place, WC2E · Smiths Court, W1D · Soho Square, W1D · Soho Street, W1D · Sounding Alley, E3 · Southampton Street, WC2E · Southampton Street, WC2R · Spring Gardens, SW1A · St Albans Street, SW1Y · St Annes Court, W1F · St James Square, SW1Y · St Jamess Chambers, SW1Y · St Jamess Market, SW1Y · St Jamess Square, SW1Y · St Martins Court, WC2N · St Martins Street, WC2H · Stacey Street, WC2H · Street, SW1Y · Street, WC2N · Stukeley Street, WC2B · Suffolk Place, SW1Y · Suffolk Street, SW1Y · Sutton Row, W1D · Tavistock Street, WC2E · The Boardwalk, SE5 · The London Pavillion, W1J · The Mall, SW1E · The Mall, SW1Y · The Market Piazza, WC2E · The Market The Piazza, WC2E · The Market, WC2E · The National Gallery, WC2N · The Piazza, WC2E · The Queens Walk, SE1 · Thomas Neal Centre, WC2H · Thomas Neal’s shopping centre, WC2H · Tisbury Court, W1D · Tower Court, WC2H · Tower Street, WC2H · Townsend House, W1D · Trafalgar Square, SW1Y · Trafalgar Square, WC2N · Upper James Street, W1F · Upper Saint Martin’s Lane, WC2H · Upper St Martins Lane, WC2H · Walkers Court, W1F · Wardour Mews, W1F · Wardour Street, W1D · Wardour Street, W1F · Warwick House Street, SW1Y · Waterloo Place, SW1Y · Wedgewood Mews, W1D · Wedgwood Mews, W1D · Wellington Street, WC2E · Wellington Terrace, W2 · Wells Street, W1D · West Street, WC2H · Whitcomb Street, WC2H · Wild Street, WC2B · Winnett Street, W1D ·


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Cruchley's New Plan of London Shewing all the new and intended improvements to the Present Time. - Cruchley's Superior Map of London, with references to upwards of 500 Streets, Squares, Public Places & C. improved to 1848: with a compendium of all Place of Public Amusements also shewing the Railways & Stations.
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