Looking towards the West End
This photo was taken from The Scott Monument in
August 2009. It looks along Princes street towards the West End.
Churches and Hotel
In the top-left corner are the red stone frontage
of the Caledonian Hotel and the spires of several churches at the West
When this photo was taken, Princes Street was
closed to traffic to allow the new tram lines to be laid. The pavement on
the north side of the street remained open to pedestrians. It seems
to have been busy when this photo was taken.
the right of the church steeples and almost in line with Princes Street is
the former Donaldson's School for the Deaf in West Coates to the West of
Haymarket. Behind, on the right is Corstorphine Hill.