NS5964 : CIty Improvement Trust tenement at Trongate

taken 4 years ago, near to Glasgow, Great Britain

CIty Improvement Trust tenement at Trongate
CIty Improvement Trust tenement at Trongate
Crow-steps on the corner of Argyle Street and King Street.
City Improvement Trust tenements at Trongate
A finely detailed Category B Listed building LinkExternal link at the corner of Argyle Street and King Street in Flemish Baronial style. Dating from 1895, by architect A B MacDonald.

The City Improvement Trust was a body which was set up to improve the squalid living conditions that existed in many parts of Glasgow in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Visits to Paris by the trustees influenced the adoption of the traditional tenement house style (typical of Baron Haussman LinkExternal link ) to rehouse many thousands of Glaswegians.

Other nearby examples of the trust's properties LinkExternal link can be found opposite on Trongate and at High Street and Saltmarket.
City Improvement Trust
The City Improvement Trust was a body which was set up to improve the squalid living conditions that existed in many parts of Glasgow in the latter half of the nineteenth century.

Visits to Paris by the trustees influenced the adoption of the traditional tenement house style (typical of Baron Haussman LinkExternal link ) to rehouse many thousands of Glaswegians.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Thomas Nugent and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NS5964, 1454 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 7 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5950 6492 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:51.4161N 4:14.7719W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5949 6494
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Supplemental image
This page has been viewed about 17 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register