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This evening, I am continuing my Paisley architecture theme. The image below is of the Liberal Club, High St, Paisley which is attributed to James Donald and dates from 1886 with alteration in 1902 by Peter Caldwell. Super-imposition of arcaded ballroom over heavier first floor facade is redolent of Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson, the famous Glasgow architect under whom James Donald studied.

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This evening, I am posting an image taken during my recent architecture tour of Paisley, near Glasgow.

This building, now in very poor condition, was built for the Territorial Army, dates from 1896 and is located at 76 High Street,

The building was designed by Thomas Graham Abercrombie and is described as Scots Renaissance in polychrome sandstone with Art Nouveau belicote.

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This afternoon, I visited some of Paisley’s most interesting architecture.

Here is Arnotts Department Store building (now closed) located in Gauze Street. The building was designed by James Steel Maitland and dates from 1924.

An impressive facade with bronze framed canted windows.


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