The southern half is largely commercialised with shops and offices, but the northern part still retains some of its original 18th-century character. It even became fashionable for a time, with Prime Minister Pitt living at No. 120.
221b Baker Street is home to the world’s most famous fictional detective – Sherlock Holmes. The room that he supposedly occupied now houses a branch of Abbey National, so the Sherlock Holmes Museum is situated a few doors down at 239.
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