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Basic Site Details

Name: City Improvement Trust tenements and shops, Trongate
City or county: Glasgow
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Tenement  
Item 2 of 2Shop  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 35-7, Chisholm StreetYes 
Item 2 of 32, SaltmarketYes 
Item 3 of 33-39, TrongateYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41877  Work originally planned
Item 2 of 41880  Street frontage realigned
Item 3 of 418891891 Designed
Item 4 of 418911900ConstructionBuilt


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2John CarrickArchitect 18891891Perhaps did original scheme on which A B McDonald (as City Surveyor) based work
Item 2 of 2Alexander Beith McDonaldArchitect 18911900Perhaps based on earlier scheme by John Carrick


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Glasgow City Improvement Trust 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p187
Item 2 of 2Withey, K Matthew2003The Glasgow Improvement Trust: an analysis of its genesis, impact and legacy and an inventory of its buildings PhD thesispp65-7

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register32768 
Item 2 of 2Strathclyde Regional ArchivesGlasgow Dean of Guild 1/1349, 19 January 1891


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