Scotland’s Art Deco Heritage 36: Glasgow Film Theatre

Glasgow Film Theatre, also known as the GFT, is housed in one of those monolithic Art Deco buildings. Like the Rothesay Pavilion it’s unusual in not being rendered in white.

The entrance on Blythswood Street has great verticality:-

View from Renfrew Street:-

Blythswood Street elevation. Great tiling and columning, nice curve at top:-

Renfrew Street aspect. Good tiled doorways here and rectangular window housings. Note tiled pillar detailing in the rectangular box bit just below the roofline. Pity about the bins on the pavement!!

Renfrew Street roofline detailing. Again note tiled decorative pillar and curved element.

The building on Blythswood Street next to the GFT also has deco features with a great vertical element above the door. The top windows are good too:-

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