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 City of Glasgow


 Glasgow Public Buildings
Glasgow - A Portrait Glasgow from the Air

 Photographs of public buildings of architectural interest in the City of Glasgow


Briggait Centre in Glasgow

French Renaissance facade of The Briggait Centre ( 1873 ), 66 Clyde Street

This was the former Fish Market


 

Fish Market Building in Glasgow

Former Fish Market Building

Known as "The Briggait". Built in 1873 in French Renaissance style.


147 Buchanan Street in Glasgow

Former Western Club building, 147 Buchanan Street ( 1839-42 )


City Hall in Glasgow

Italian Renaissance frontage of City Hall ( 1841 ), 90 Candleriggs


First Church of Christ Scientist in Glasgow

First Church of Christ Scientist ( 1857-8 ), La Belle Place in Glasgow.

Constructed as the Queen's Rooms

The frieze represents the progress of civilization

Now used as a Hindu Temple


Stone Carvings on Hindu Mandir ( Hindu Temple ) at La Belle Place in Kelvingrove in Glasgow , Scotland

Stone Carvings on First Church of Christ Scientist 

Stone Carvings on First Church of Christ Scientist in Glasgow

Stone Carvings on First Church of Christ Scientist

 

Govan Burgh Hall

Govan Burgh Hall

Opened in 1901, the Town Hall provided rooms for the Govan Provost, the Govan Town Council
 and the Administrative Departments for the Burgh of Govan.

The "B" listed building was designed by Thomson and Sandilands and erected between 1897 and 1901,
 the composition of red ashlar makes it one of the best examples of an elaborate Beaux Arts building in Glasgow
.

The Town Hall in Govan

Govan Town Hall 

The building has been refurbished as Film City Glasgow - a centre for companies in the film and media industries.



Kibble Palace in Glasgow

The Kibble Palace in the Botanic Gardens

This began as a conservatory at Coulport House on Loch Long in the 1860s
before being re-erected as a concert hall in Glasgow
 and then converted to a winter garden.





Kibble Palace in the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow

Kibble Palace in the Botanic Gardens in Glasgow





19 McAlpine Street in Glasgow

19 McAlpine Street





Mitchell Library in Glasgow

Mitchell Library in Granton Street

The frontage of the old Saint Andrew's Halls





Mitchell Library at Charing Cross in Glasgow, Scotland

The Neo-classic Mitchell Library ( 1891-3 ) at Charing Cross

The library is one of Europe’s largest public libraries





Pollockshields Burgh Hall in Glasgow

Pollockshields Burgh Hall in Glencairn Drive

Constructed in 17th-century Scottish Baronial style

Opened in 1890 by Sir John Stirling Maxwell as a Masonic Meeting Place and for the use of the community.





Pollockshields Burgh Hall in Glasgow

Pollockshields Burgh Hall





Maxwell Coat of Arms on Pollockshields Burgh Hall in Glasgow

Maxwell Coat of Arms on Pollockshields Burgh Hall.



109 Trongate in Glasgow

Franco-Italian style frontage of 109-115 Trongate





Procurator's Library

Procurator's Library





Legal Head on Procurator's Library

Legal Head on Procurator's Library





Victoria Infirmary

Victoria Infirmary in Langside Road

 Opened on St Valentine's Day 1890.
 The hospital was named after Queen Victoria
and was granted permission to display the Royal Arms above the entrance.



Victoria Infirmary and Battlefield Rest

Battlefield Rest in front of Victoria Infirmary





Western Baths in Glasgow

Western Baths in Dowanhill





The Western Baths off Byres Road in west of Glasgow

The Western Baths Club ( Est 1876 ) off Byres Road in Dowanhill

The Western Baths Club dates from the 19th century and is a sports and health club.





40 Wilson Street in Glasgow

Greek Revival style building at 40 Wilson Street
Formerly the Sheriff Court




"Trial by Jury" at 40 Wilson Street in Glasgow

"Trial by Jury" at 40 Wilson Street




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