From its days as a major fishing and whaling port, through Second World War bomb damage and post-industrial decline to its current status as UK City of Culture for 2017, Hull has a proud and distinctive identity.
This extraordinary history is embodied in the buildings that have shaped the city.
Hull in 50 Buildings explores the history of this rich and vibrant community through a selection of its greatest architectural treasures. From the new Hull York Medical School building to the new St Stephen's development, this unique study celebrates the city's architectural heritage in a new and accessible way.
Author Paul Chrystal guides the reader on a tour of the city's historic buildings and modern architectural marvels.