88 Trongate, Glasgow. Demolished. Thanks to the Mitchell Library. Sir John Moore (1761-1809), son of the physician John Moore (1729-1802), was born in this three-storey tenement, Donald’s Land, opposite the Tron Steeple in Trongate. The family moved to Dunlop Street c 1771. Sir John became a national hero following his death fighting against the French […]
City Centre Pubs
201 Hope Street, Glasgow. G2 2UW. Tel: 0141 332 1469. This fairly new pub is about 35 years old. Do you have any memories about this pub, if so please leave a comment.
214 Hope Street, Glasgow. G2 3PS. Demolished. This old City Centre Bar stood at the corner of Hope Street and Renfrew Lane. There has been licensed premises on this site since 1850. Over the years many publicans, wine and spirit merchants and restaurateurs have made lots of money from this once popular establishment including William […]
17 Hope Street, Glasgow. G2 6AB. Tel: 0141 221 3016. Names after the Denholm family of publicans. To read more on the history of this pub watch out for Glasgow Pubs & Publicans volume 2. Do you have any memories of this old pub? If so please leave a comment.
36 Jamaica Street, Glasgow. G1 4QD. Tel: 0141 221 2624. Crystal Palace website. The Crystal Palace opened in August 2000. This pub is something of an architectural landmark. Designed by John Baird, its iron and glass construction was inspired by Joseph Paxton’s Crystal Palace, a huge greenhouse-like building, the centrepiece of the Great Exhibition of […]