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Glasgow Buildings
Glasgow - A Portrait Glasgow from the Air

 Photographs of the varied architecture in the City of Glasgow


Dundas Halls in Cowcaddens area of Glasgow

Dundas Vale Teachers' Centre on New City Road in Cowcaddens.

Built in 1837, the Normal School for the Training of Teachers

( later named Dundas Vale College ) was designed by David Hamilton.

It was the first institution in Britain specifically for the professional training of teachers.


 

Dundas Vale Teaching Centre in Cowcaddens, Glasgow

Dundas Vale Teaching Centre in Cowcaddens


RSAC Building in Blythswood Square in city centre of Glasgow

RSAC Building in Blythswood Square


Blythswood Square in city centre of Glasgow

Blythswood Square

Blythswood Hill was developed in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
 It housed the wealthy merchants and shipping magnates of Glasgow in Georgian townhouses.
 Blythswood Square
is at the centre of the area.

King's Theatre in Bath Street in city centre of Glasgow

King's Theatre in Bath Street ( built 1901-1904 ).

 

The High School Building in Elmbank Street in city centre of Glasgow

The High School Building in Elmbank Street
( the former premises of Glasgow Academy )

The High School of Glasgow was founded as the Choir School of Glasgow Cathedral around 1124.
 It is the oldest school in Scotland and the twelfth oldest in the United Kingdom.


Statues on The High School Building in Elmbank Street in Glasgow

Statues on The High School Building



Strathclyde House in Glasgow

Strathclyde House




St Aloyisius College in Glasgow city centre

St Aloysius' College in Glasgow city centre





McLelland Galleries in city centre of Glasgow

McLellan Galleries in city centre of Glasgow

Built in 1856.
The Galleries are named after their founder
Archibald McLellan
 a coach builder, city councillor and patron of the arts.
 The Galleries are situated behind Sauchiehall Street
and housed Glasgow School of Art from 1869 to 1899.



McLellan Galleries in city centre of Glasgow

Carved Nameplate on McLellan Galleries

 


Stained Glass Window in the School of Art, Glasgow

Stained Glass Window in the School of Art





School of Art, Glasgow







Dominion House in West Regent Street, Glasgow

Dominion House in West Regent Street





The Towers of Trinity College, Park Church and Glasgow University from Garnethill

Glasgow Towers from Garnethill

The Towers of Trinity College, Park Church and Glasgow University





Gallowgate and Mercat Cross

Gallowgate and Mercat Cross




Holmwood House

Holmwood House in the South Side of Glasgow

Holmwood House is the finest and most elaborate residential villa designed by Alexander "Greek" Thomson.


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