Rippon Building named after the Governor General Lord Rippon, the father of Self-
Government in India,is the seat of Chennai Corporation. " A vision in immaculate white"
As S.Muthaiah aptly describes it, One of the most beautiful of the more modern British
- constructions in Madras is Ripon Building, home of the Madras Corporation.
domed vision in white, built in 1913, is part of a large municipal complex that includes
parks and gardens, Nehru Stadium, Victoria Public Hall, a public meeting place out of the
gaslight era, and Moore market, a fascinating shopper's paradise.
West of Central Station
is Ripon Building, the dazzling white headquarters of the Corporation of Chennai. One of
the few public buildings in Chennai that time has not managed to ravage.