BOI Building (Colombo Fort)

Colombo BOI Building
Colombo BOI Building (Photo credit: Google Street View)

BOI Building or Old Prince Building (Sinhala: කොළඹ පැරණි ප්‍රින්ස් ගොඩනැගිල්ල, BOI ගොඩනැගිල්ල) is located at No. 14, Sir Baron Jatathilaka Mawatha in Colombo Fort, Sri Lanka.

The building was constructed by Colombo Commercial Company following the design of Walker and Adams in 1909 (Manathunga, 2016). It is a 6-storied Neo-Classical building (Welandawe & Weerasinghe, 2016).

1) Manathunga, S. B., 2016. Pauranika Sthana Saha Smaraka: Kolamba Distrikkaya (In Sinhala). Department of Archaeology (Sri Lanka). ISBN: 955-9159-39-9. p.40.
2) Welandawe, H., Weerasinghe, J., 2016. Urban Heritage in the Western Region Megapolis Planning Project. p.27.

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This page was last updated on 1 September 2022
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