Battersea Power Station has been an icon on London's shoreline for years, but stood abandoned and unused after its power-generating days passed. In the last few years, though, developers have been transforming it and the area around it into fancy flats and apartments, preserving the iconic superstructure of the power station and its towers.
Of course, this was quite forced on them by it being a Grade II listed building - a designation in the UK that really limits what you can do with the outside of a building - but they also preserved and restored the two control rooms inside, and they're wonderful.
Art deco designs frame the concept of power generation as something worthy of grandeur, from a past era where even mere pumping stations were comparable to cathedrals. I do kind of wish we'd do this more now, though I also understand that sometimes function must win over form.
Control Room A will be open as an events space soon, and I hope to be able to see it in person soon - though given the price of the flats in the development, I don't imagine it'll be cheap to hire out.