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Latitude: 55.8608 / 55°51'38"N
Longitude: -4.2631 / 4°15'47"W
OS Eastings: 258455
OS Northings: 665385
OS Grid: NS584653
Mapcode National: GBR 0JL.WT
Mapcode Global: WH3P2.HY5D
Plus Code: 9C7QVP6P+8Q
Entry Name: Metropolitan Vickers Offices, 74 Waterloo Street, Glasgow
Listing Name: 74 Waterloo Street, Fortune House, 70 Blythswood Street
Listing Date: 21 July 1988
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376798
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33216
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
James Thomson, 1925. Modern classical with Greek detailing,
5-storey commercial building on corner, 5 x 3 unequal bays.
Polished ashlar, channelled at 1st floor and angle strips.
Ground floor altered. Tall corniced doorpiece to No 74
Waterloo Street with acroteria, metal door with paterae
border. Ground floor cornice with Vitruvian scroll. Low 1st
floor with unfinished sculpture blocks to Waterloo Street.
1st floor cornice forming stylobate for giant pilasters,
clasping at angles, rising from 2nd to 4th floor; stylised
sculpted capitals, plain 2-light sash and case windows with
glazing bars. Bold cornice with coupled mutules, sculpted
Interior: marble-lined vestibule.
Former Metro - Vick House.
Sculptor Phyllis M Bone
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