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Glasgow in the 1970s - The City
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Ingram St west from Albion St.  July 1973




Ingram St, south side east of Candleriggs.  All gone.  July 1973

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Albion St from Bell St.  April 1973




Corner of Virginia St and Virginia Place. c1800 town house, now a car park.  September 1973

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Virginia St, west side.  May 1974




Candleriggs.  April 1974

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Candleriggs, west side south of Ingram St.  September 1973




Candleriggs, west side.  The low block, which looks like a missing tooth, has been sympathetically raised to roughly the level of its neighbours.  September 1973

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Brunswick St, west side south of Wilson St.  The nearest and furthest buildings are still there, but not the ones between.  October 1973




Argyle St, south side at Stockwell St.  May 1974

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Argyle St, almost opposite Virginia St. Another of the 1790ish houses. Someone in the planning department must have had a grudge against them.  September 1973




From another angle.  May 1974

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North Drive at St Enoch Square. I think the hotel had only closed only recently.  May 1974




The hotel lay empty for three years (urban exploration nirvana?) before demolition, but it was 1985 before it was decided that what the city really needed was a monstrous glasshouse.  

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The famous ‘boon and a blessing’ sign is partly obscured by a railing.




St Enoch Square, west side.  May 1974

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Howard St, south side at the Square.  May 1974




This gloomy arcade with its massive pillars carried an extension to the station over the Howard St pavement.

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Former United Presbyterian church on the south side of Howard St, a little west of Dunlop St.  September 1973




Argyle St, south side east of Robertson St. A little different now - Radisson SAS.  July 1975

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