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John James Burnet

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...

07 July 2009

Burnet, John James (1857-1938)

John James Burnet was born at Blythswood, Glasgow on 31 May 1857, the youngest of the three sons of John Burnet and his wife Elizabeth Hay Bennet. The family were ‘Independents’, i.e. Congregationalists....

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...