April 20, 2004
Around the world there are a number of replicas of the Parthenon, most notably one in Nashville. Edinburgh (a city that sometimes describes itself as “the Athens of the North”) has the beginnings of a replica which was never completed.
Now an architect has put forward a proposal to complete it using flagpoles to finish the remaining columns.
Edinburgh Evening News
Tue 20 Apr 2004
Architect flags up plan to finish ‘Edinburgh’s Disgrace’
FOR almost 200 years it has stood as one of the city’s best known and best loved landmarks despite being only half-built.
But now one of Scotland’s leading architects has unveiled plans to complete the unfinished “Parthenon” on Calton Hill.
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