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1962 – Unbuilt Proposal for St. James, Edinburgh

Architect: Sir Basil Spence


Sir Basil Spence’s concept for the redevelopment of the St James area in 1962. The proposal involved the total obliteration of Leith Street and the construction of a subterranean motorway below Waterloo Place.

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