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18 February 2011

1873 – Design for Edinburgh Cathedral

Architect: William Burges Perspective view of unsuccessful design for Edinburgh Cathedral – the commission was won by George Gilbert Scott. Published in The Architect, February 15th 1873.

18 June 2010

1900 – Larkfield House, Trinity, Edinburgh, Scotland

Architect: Hippolyte J. Blanc Perspective View with Plans as published in The Building News, August 17th 1900.

06 May 2010

1878 – Grocery & Provision Warehouse, Leith, Edinburgh

Architect: James Simpson / William Mercer Built for the Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society over several years. After the initial construction of 1878, it was doubled in length by architect William Mercer of the...

02 September 2009

2004 – Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

Architect: EMBT/RMJM

02 September 2009

1956 – National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Architect: Reginald Fairlie Located on George IV Bridge in Edinburgh is the main building of the National Library of Scotland, Scotland’s only copyright deposit library. A pre-war design, the foundations were laid and...

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

1901 – Standard Life Assurance, Edinburgh

Architect: J.M. Dick Peddie Elegant corner building which is now part of a larger office campus for Standard Life Assurance. Quite austere but for the decorative frieze under the cornice and the overly...

02 September 2009

1902 – Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh

Architect: William Hamilton Beattie Sumptuous railway hotel built at one end of Princes Street as the North British Hotel. At the other end of the street, a rival railway company built another hotel,...

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...