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Rethinking the Royal Mile

Rethinking the Royal Mile

The Hub, Castlehill, Edinburgh, Friday 11 October 2002

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Published by RIAS in [Edinburgh] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Royal Mile (Edinburgh)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoyal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland.
    ContributionsRoyal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19532902M

    Royal Books is located on the corner of 25th St and Maryland Ave in the Charles Village neighborhood of Baltimore, about 1 mile north of Penn Station. Metered parking is available on 25th Street in front of the store. We are open from 10AM to 6PM, Monday through Friday. Royal Mile Residence - Royal Mile Residence is a sleek venue, located feet from Edinburgh Waverley train station and in vicinity of City Chambers. Guests are accommodated in 2 bedrooms. Canongate is the least-visited part of the Royal Mile. Until Canongate was an independent burgh, separated from the city and outside the walls.


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