Weddell and W Beresford Inglis, 1937. Modern movement,
8-storey former hotel. 12 unequal bays, arranged 3-1-4-1-3.
Brick with applied red tiles, now painted. Marble dressings
to ground floor. Metal casement windows, some altered on main
ELEVATION TO SAUCHIEHALL STREET: central canopy over
entrance. W bays partially altered. Narrow bowed, recessed
windows flanking entrance. Canted semi-circular windows
rising from ground to 8th floor linked by parapet breaking
through roof line in 4th and 8th bays. 3 central fins rising
from 2nd floor pedestal. Fluted angle pilasters. 7th floor
E RETURN ELEVATION TO GARNET STREET: 15 windows, separated by
fins rising full-height in N bays, raised parapet over.
W RETURN ELEVATION: 4 bays repeating main elevation
detailing. Further plain N bays.
INTERIOR: Art Deco fittings. Staircase with fluted column
landings. Art Deco timber office at 1st floor centre.