Glasgow Doors Open Days Guided Walk 1: Buchanan Street

Monday 10th September, 1pm
Meeting Point: Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Steps  
Duration: 50 mins approx.

Highlights include a little slice of Italian fascist architecture; a Testimonial which turns a corner German style; Sir JJ Burnet’s Athenaeum and Athenaeum Theatre; Glasgow’s ‘Anything you can do I can do better’ moment; a Venetian palace with some very stern keystones; why Plagiarism is not a good strategy, especially when you get caught; and, Glasgow’s Versace moment.


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Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival is an annual event taking place across the city during the third week in September. Buildings open their doors and give free access to the public to showcase the city’s architecture and heritage. As well as access to buildings, the week-long programme includes walks, tours, talks and special events.