Princes Street, New Town, Edinburgh Photos

Princes Street is the southernmost east-west street in New Town, Edinburgh. The north side of Princes is lined with heritage commercial buildings. The south side comprises mostly the Princes Street Gardens in a valley which meets Old Town. These Gardens also contain the National Gallery of Art, Walter Scott Monument and the Waverly Railway Station.

Click thumbnail to enlarge. F11 to view website full screen.
General Register House with Duke of Wellington statue on Princes St. Edinburgh, Scotland.Duke of Wellington statue by David Bryce & James Gowans before Adam's General Register House. Edinburgh, Scotland.Princes Street with former Forsyth's department store & Balmoral Hotel tower. Edinburgh, Scotland.Entrance clock tower of Balmoral Hotel. Edinburgh, Scotland.
General Register House (1774-88) with Duke of Wellington statue (1849-52) on Princes St. Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: Robert Adam.Duke of Wellington statue (1849-52) by David Bryce & James Gowans before Adam's General Register House (1774-88). Edinburgh, Scotland.Princes Street with former Forsyth's department store & Balmoral Hotel tower. Edinburgh, Scotland.Entrance clock tower of Balmoral Hotel (former North British Hotel) (1896-1902) (1 Princes St.). Edinburgh, Scotland.
Balmoral Hotel. Edinburgh, Scotland.Tower of Balmoral Hotel. Edinburgh, Scotland.Balmoral Hotel with monuments on Calton Hill beyond. Edinburgh, Scotland.Waverleygate. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Balmoral Hotel (former North British Hotel) (1896-1902) (1 Princes St.). Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: W. Hamilton Beattie.Tower of Balmoral Hotel (formerly North British Hotel, NB) (1902) (1 Princes St.). Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: William Hamilton Beattie.Balmoral Hotel (formerly North British Hotel, NB) (1902) with monuments on Calton Hill beyond. Edinburgh, Scotland.Waverleygate (former General Post Office) (1861-65) (10 Calton Road). Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: Robert Matheson.
Old Waverley Hotel with modern & former Forsyth's department store beyond. Edinburgh, Scotland.David Livingstone memorial by Amelia Robertson Paton before former Forsyth's department store on Princes St. Edinburgh, Scotland.Former Forsyth's department store. Edinburgh, Scotland.Tower with gilded openwork sphere sculpture by Gilbert Bayes atop former Forsyth's department store. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Old Waverley Hotel (1883) (42 Princes St.) with modern & former Forsyth's department store beyond. Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: John Armstrong.David Livingstone memorial (1876) by Amelia Robertson Paton before former Forsyth's department store on Princes St. Edinburgh, Scotland.Former Forsyth's department store (1906-7) (30 Princes St.). Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: J.J. Burnet.Tower with gilded openwork sphere sculpture by Gilbert Bayes atop former Forsyth's department store (1906-7). Edinburgh, Scotland.
Edinburgh Trams streetcar on Princes Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.Edinburgh Trams streetcar on Princes Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.Princes Streetscape with Jenners Department Store. Edinburgh, Scotland.Jenners Department Store. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Edinburgh Trams streetcar on Princes Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.Edinburgh Trams streetcar on Princes Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.Princes Streetscape with Jenners Department Store (1893-5). Edinburgh, Scotland.Jenners Department Store (1893-5) (47-52 Princes St.). Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: W. Hamilton Beattie.
Roofline detail of Jenners Department Store. Edinburgh, Scotland.Heritage buildings at Princess & Frederick Streets. Edinburgh, Scotland.View of Castle Street from Princess. Edinburgh, Scotland.Modern windows at 119-120 Princes Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Roofline detail of Jenners Department Store (1893-5) (47-52 Princes St.). Edinburgh, Scotland.Heritage buildings at Princess & Frederick Streets. Edinburgh, Scotland.View of Castle Street from Princess. Edinburgh, Scotland.Modern windows at 119-120 Princes Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Princes Streetscape with Marks & Spenser & other heritage buildings converted to commerce. Edinburgh, Scotland.Modernized heritage buildings on Princes Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.Transit on Princes Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.Jenners Department Store & Old Waverley Hotel beyond Scott Monument. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Princes Streetscape with Marks & Spenser & other heritage buildings converted to commerce. Edinburgh, Scotland.Modernized heritage buildings on Princes Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.Transit on Princes Street. Edinburgh, Scotland.Jenners Department Store & Old Waverley Hotel beyond Scott Monument. Edinburgh, Scotland.
New Town spires seen from Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.New Town streetscape along Frederick St. between Princess & George Sts. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish National Gallery on Princes Street Gardens with temporary Festival Wheel. Edinburgh, Scotland.Festival Wheel & Scott Monument over Scottish National Gallery on Princes Street Gardens with New Town beyond. Edinburgh, Scotland.
New Town spires seen from Calton Hill. Edinburgh, Scotland.New Town streetscape along Frederick St. between Princess & George Sts. Edinburgh, Scotland.Scottish National Gallery on Princes Street Gardens with temporary Festival Wheel. Edinburgh, Scotland.Festival Wheel & Scott Monument over Scottish National Gallery on Princes Street Gardens with New Town beyond. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Scott Monument Gothic. Edinburgh, Scotland.Spires of Scott Monument, Balmoral Hotel & Nelson Monument on Calton Hill from Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Scott Monument Gothic (1840) (E. Princes St Gardens). Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: George Meikle Kemp.Spires of Scott Monument, Balmoral Hotel & Nelson Monument on Calton Hill from Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.


See Also:

All photos on this page are originals by & copyrighted by Jim Steinhart.
All rights reserved. Permission required to use.