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17 June 2013

1888 – Glasgow’s City Chambers

Architect: William Young Designs for successful entry in competition to design new city hall, published in The Building News, September 15 1882. The winning design was by William Young, a London-based architect whose...

16 April 2013

1860 – Warehouse, Bath St., Glasgow

Architect: A. & G. Thomson From The Building News, May 31 1872: “One of our illustrations this week is of a house in Bath-street, Glasgow, which was built about twelve years ago by...

16 March 2013

1868 – Grecian Chambers, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

Architect: A. & G. Thomson A three storey building, designed by Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson,, constructed as commercial premises with shop space on the ground floor front. The facade was restored in the late...

20 December 2012

1855 – Royal Faculty of Procurators’ Hall, Glasgow

Architect: Charles Wilson The Royal Faculty of Procurators is a body which was incorporated prior to 1668 and continues to serve the needs of the legal profession in Glasgow and West Central Scotland....

03 November 2012

1875 – Baptist Chapel, Bath St., Glasgow

Architect: Thomas Lennox Watson Classical fa├žade with Corinthian columns supporting the pediment. Stained glass by W & J J Keir. Award-winning redevelopment in 1995 by Gillespies saw the founding of ‘Adelaide’s’ and the...

03 November 2012

1877 – St. Andrew’s Halls, Glasgow, Scotland

Architect: James Sellars With its massive and striking classical facade, with four large sculptured groups by artist John Mossman, St. Andrew’s Hall was funded by a private company to meet the demand for...

03 November 2012

1888 – International Exhibition of Science, Art and Industry, Glasgow

Architect: James Sellars The International Exhibition of Science, Art and Industry was the first of four international exhibitions held in Glasgow during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The buildings for the...

10 October 2012

1878 – Design for new Post Office, George Sq., Glasgow, Scotland

Architect: Robert Matheson After sitting empty for many years, there are plans to develop as modern office accommodation. At one stage, it was propsed to convert the massive renaissance style building into an...

03 October 2012

1858 – Chimney Pieces, Holmwood, Cathcart, Glasgow, Scotland

Architect: Alexander & George Thomson This unique Villa in attractive riverside grounds has been described as Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson’s finest domestic design. It was built in 1857-8 for James Couper. Many rooms are...