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Today, I visited Holmwood House, a high status residential property which was designed by local architect, Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson (1817-75) for James Couper, a wealthy businessman who used the property for both business and residential purposes, as was common in those days. Construction occurred between 1857-8 when Glasgow was experiencing rapid economic growth.



Holmwood House, Glasgow

This evening I attended a talk on the life and work of Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson, a leading Glasgow, Scotland based architect who lived 1817-1875.

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Buchanan Street, Glasgow, Scotland.

Buchanan Street, Glasgow, Scotland.

This evening, I am focusing on Glasgow, Scotland’s largest with a population of about 600,000 and a history dating back about 1500 years to the time of St. Mungo, the Patron Saint of Glasgow.

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