Our Town Stories: Edinburgh

Edinburgh Libraries Welcome you to explore Edinburgh's history through Stories, Images & Maps

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The Adam Family – enlightened architects of Edinburgh
In the 18th century, a family of architects placed a lasting mark on Edinburgh’s cityscape. Follow the virtual trail of some of their landmark buildings and see pages from architectural ‘copybooks’ produced by them or which provided inspiration to them.

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