Dates: 1875 – present
1875 – The Diorama
Featuring canvases of historic events
1878 – The Panorama
Added ‘animation’ by making the canvases scroll from side to side.
1885 – Hubners Ice Skating Palace
1888 – The building became one of the first in Glasgow to have electricity
1896 – The first public building in Glasgow to show motion pictures
?date – Hippodrome
1904 – 1927 Home of Hengler’s Circus, featuring a circus ring with water tank underneath. Films were still shown in the off season.
1927 – Waldorf Palais Dance Hall
The ground floor became a car park, with the dance hall on the floor above.
1929 – ABC Cinema “The Regal”
Architect Charles Macnair
Severely damaged in the fire of 15 June 2018, which started in the adjacent Glasgow School of Art.