Such were the impact and influence of 'The Grammar of Ornament' that is easy to forget that Jones was, first and foremost, an architect. Sadly, many of his built projects have long since been demolished. They included St James';s Hall, London's principle concert venue for almost fifty years, and two shopping emporiums: the Crystal Palace Bazaar and a showroom for Osler's, the glassware manufacturer. Their sumptuous interiors were breathtaking monuments to leisure and consumption.