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Clachnaharry Signal Box: a tiny building from railways' golden era
This blog post by Urban Detective Hetty Lancaster explores the big stories behind little signal boxes.
Urban Detectives sought to record a tiny piece of Scotland’s history
Press release, Wednesday 13 April 2016: Scotland’s Urban Past are recruiting heritage lovers to investigate and record tiny urban buildings across the country
Glasgow Women's Library Collections
On International Women's Day 2016, guest blogger Alice Andrews outlines the diverse and inspiring collections held at Glasgow Women’s Library, which document activism, achievements and the work of women through the ages.
Rainbow cities: celebrating LGBTIQ+ community heritage
Share your LGBTIQ+ experiences, stories and histories with Scotland's Urban Past as part of LGBT History Month 2016
PAST EVENT: Mapping Your Aberdeen
Our drop-in event for people of all ages gives you the chance to get creative and make a map of your Aberdeen as part of the Festival of Architecture!
PAST EVENT: Become an Urban Detective
If you enjoy solving history mysteries, attend our workshop for Urban Detectives in Aberdeen and learn how to investigate Scotland's towns and cities through time.
PAST EVENT: Exploring Archives
Embark on a step-by-step investigation of the architectural and social history of Aberdeen with the Scotland's Urban Past team and Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives.
Happy Birthday Scotland's Urban Past!
Scotland's Urban Past celebrates its first year in this blog post by Project Manager Chiara Ronchini.
Nominations open for My Place Awards 2016
Press release, Thursday 3 December 2015: The search is on to find Scotland's best civic project and civic champion for 2015!
Launch of the Festival of Architecture 2016
Press release, Wednesday 2 December 2015: The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland launches a year-long festival celebrating the best of Scottish architecture.
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