The Athenaeum, Bar, Hotel, Architect, Photo, Building, Location, Date

Athenaeum, Glasgow

Historic Building, central Glasgow, Scotland – design by John James Burnet

Athenaeum Glasgow

Scottish Theatre Buildings
19 Sep 2013 – Glasgow’s Old Athenaeum, Grade I listed but empty, is said to be at risk of development, report BBC Scotland today.

Photo from 28 Sep 2013:

Athenaeum Glasgow
picture © Adrian Welch

The Athenaeum was built in 1886 at the corner of Buchanan Street.

Architects: JJ Burnet

Address: 179 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 1BT

Athenaeum Glasgow Athenaeum Building Glasgow
photographs © Adrian Welch

Adjacent building to south:

St George’s Tron Church
St George's Tron Church
picture © Adrian Welch

Picture of building down Buchanan Street from Athenaeum, at the corner of Buchanan St, Nelson Mandela Square:

Athenaeum Glasgow
photograph © Adrian Welch

In 1968 it became the Royal Scottish Academy for Music & Drama – RSAMD. It is now a hotel and bar.

JJ Burnet : Buildings in Scotland

Burtons Store, Edinburgh 1906-07
The Athenaeum, Glasgow 1886
Finlaystone House, Renfrewshire 1900
Trustee Savings Bank, Ingram Street / Glassford Street, Glasgow 1894-1900
Charing Cross Mansions 2-30 St George’s Rd, Charing Cross, Glasgow 1889-91
Barony Hall, High Street / 1 Castle Street, Glasgow 1886-9; conversion 1990 J J Burnet & J A Campbell; conversion David Leslie.

The Athenaeum Glasgow architect : JJ Burnet




Key Sir John James Burnet building in Glasgow

Tron Theatre: screen – east side of Tron Kirk, due to the way it relates to the theatre, kirk and new bar/offices by RMJM




Historic Architecture in the city – Selection

Glasgow School of Art
Glasgow School of Art
photo © Adrian Welch

CCA Glasgow
CCA Glasgow
photo © Adrian Welch

St Vincent Street Church
St Vincent Street Church
photo © Adrian Welch

Briggait Centre : Nicoll Russell Studios
Briggait Centre Glasgow
photo : Andrew Lee

Kelvingrove Gallery
Kelvingrove Gallery
photo : David Barbour / BDP

Burrell Museum
Burrell Museum Glasgow
photo © Adrian Welch

Buildings / photos for The Athenaeum Architecture page welcome

The Athenaeum Glasgow – page