The History of Leith

November 18, 2007

Study shines a light on dark side of capital’s Grassmarket

IT IS the throbbing heart of Auld Reekie, a depression of close-packed streets that have seen riots, revolts, and centuries of raw, stinking life – and on the Cowgate of a Saturday night, not much has changed, according to the authors of a new book.

Locus Of The City, which will be published on St Andrew’s Day, is the result of a three-year research project by academics and students at Edinburgh College of Art (ECA), inspired by the capital’s Old Town. for more click here

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