Sporting a ‘ghost town’ within an architectural grandeur

Glasgow has always been known as a city of architecture but with three years to go, could the Commonwealth Games help to sustain such recognition?

With the transformation and reinvention of a cityscape being a predominant focal point of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, the event has become part of a hotly contested debate. As Glasgow has held its reputation as a city of architecture for decades, made famous by many names such as Mackintosh and Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson, the changing city landscape should help to re-create an architectural connection between the east end and the city centre. Where it has been able to continually refresh itself architecturally, the Commonwealth Games is the next spark of opportunity and attempt at boosting a legacy that Glasgow has gripped firmly onto.
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