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Architecture of Scotland

01 April 2014

1898 – Boarding House, Edinburgh Academy

Architect: Alexander X. Paterson “The two houses, one of which is illustrated, are being built by the Edinburgh Academy to provide boarding-houses in connection with the Academy school. They occupy an admirably open...

01 April 2014

1899 – Drapery Warehouse, 231 George Street, Aberdeen

Architect: Brown & Watt Originally constructed for a local drapery firm, long out of business. Not as suggested on a wide open space but on a junction of two streets, one of which...

01 April 2014

1899 – General Accident Assurance Co, Perth, Scotland

Architect: George P.K. Young the General Accident and Employers’ Liability Assurance Association Ltd. was founded in Perth, Scotland in 1885. It became the General Accident Assurance Corporation Ltd. in 1891, and later through...

07 March 2014

1899 – Central Bakery, Aberdeen

Architect: Brown & Watt “This building occupies a site on the west side of George-street, and extends westwards to a narrow lane, which separates it from the grounds of Gordon’s College . The...

12 February 2014

1896 – St. Enoch Subway Station, Glasgow

Architect:James Miller The Subway’s most distinctive building – an ornate, Jacobean, late Victorian red sandstone structure; designed by James Miller in 1896. Originally housed both a booking office and the headquarters of the...

29 January 2014

1905 – Unbuilt Design for County Buildings, Edinburgh

Architect: J.N. Scott & A. Lorne Campbell Premiated entry in architecture competition for new County Administrative Building. The selected design by James Macintyre Henry, only placed fourth in the competition and was completed...

19 January 2014

1904 – Warehouses for the City Improvement Trust, Nelson St., Glasgow

Architect: Thomson & Sandilands Not constructed as illustrated. “The site of this building was one of the many slum areas which the Improvements Trust of the City of Glasgow acquired for the purpose...

19 January 2014

1889 – Sun Insurance Co., Glasgow

Architect: William Leiper Former Sun Fire & Life Insurance Building Corner of West George St. and Renfield St. The former Sun Fire & Life Insurance Building in Glasgow is a category ‘A’ listed...

19 January 2014

1896 – Corn Exchange, Glasgow, Scotland

Architect: W.F. McGibbon Demolished to make way for an office building in the 1960s, itself demolished in 2008.