Although King’s Cross garnered less than glowing reviews in the past, it’s steadily shedding its seedy reputation and becoming a burgeoning artist enclave. Affordable (for London) rents and a central city location increasingly attract investment in King’s Cross—its array of dining options and theatre spaces continues to grow. If performances don’t pique your interest, consider the neighborhood’s literary appeal—Harry Potter boarded his Hogwart’s bound train from platform 9 ¾ in King’s Cross station.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
From Post-Industrial to Artistically-Inclined
King's Cross: A Transit Core
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Rebecca Duke has been working as a photographer for the last decade, after attending Central St Martin’s in London. Her work focuses on people, interiors and travel and has been published in The Sunday Times, Elle Decor and Conde Nast Traveller. Rebecca travels frequently for her work but loved working in her hometown of London for this project. London’s friendliness about this work took this ‘true Londoner’ by surprise.