Appleton Tower

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Appleton Tower is a tower block in Edinburgh, Scotland, owned by the University of Edinburgh.HistoryWhen the University developed the George Square area in the 1960s a huge swathe of Georgian Edinburgh was demolished, leading to accusations of cultural vandalism and megalomania. The Appleton Tower was intended as the first phase of the proposed interlinked Fundamental Science buildings, in a development that would have covered much of the South Side (p66, fig.22). The Tower was named in ...

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11 Crichton St
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