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24 September 2009

1885 – Robinson & Cleaver, Belfast

Architect: Young & Mackenzie Facing City Hall on Donegall Square North, the former Robinson & Cleaver store is now subdivided up into various commercial premises. Belfast has quite a few former department store...

24 September 2009

1869 – Former Richardsons Store, Belfast

Architect: W.H. Lynn Built in 1867-69, this fine warehouse once had a fine dormered roofline and tall chimneys. These are alas, a memory as is the former interior which was destroyed in the...

22 September 2009

1930 – Black Building, Fargo, North Dakota

Architect: Lang, Raugland & Lewis Built by a local retailer in an Art Moderne style, this is the tallest building in the historic downtown area of Fargo. The facade at streetlevel has ornate...

22 September 2009

1904 – DeLendrecie’s Building, Fargo, North Dakota

Architects: McMillan & Tenbusch, Andrew O’Shea Built and designed in two phases, the original two floors were designed by McMillan & Tenbusch and built in 1894. The top three floors were designed by...

02 September 2009

1907 – Burtons Department Store, Edinburgh

Architect: Sir John James Burnet Scotland’s first steel framed building, this is a fine corner building originally built as a department store for Burtons. It is still in use as commercial premises but...

02 September 2009

1892 – Jenners Department Store, Edinburgh

Architect: William Hamilton Beattie Jenners on Princes Street is not just a large department store, it is an Edinburgh institution – the Harrods of Edinburgh. Jenners is the oldest independent department store in...

07 August 2009

1906 – Mappin & Webb, Oxford Street, London

Architect: John Belcher

16 June 2009

1899 – Pettigrew & Stephens Department Store, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

Architect: Honeyman & Keppie Pettigrew & Stephens was a leading Glasgow department store that was founded in 1888 as Pettigrew & Stephens, later part of House of Fraser. The store sold a wide...

09 June 2009

1905 – Civil Service Supply Assoc., George St., Edinburgh

Architect: John James Burnet Perspective view including ground plan as published in The Building News, October 20th 1905. The Civil Service Supply Association, Limited was formed for the purpose of supplying members of...