Garnethill shown within Glasgow
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The Glasgow School of Art, designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Glasgow Film Theatre and a campus of Glasgow Kelvin College are located in Garnethill. It is also the location of Scotland's oldest synagogue (founded in 1879) and the Glasgow Dental Hospital and School.
Garnethill is also home to St. Aloysius' RC Church. The church was constructed in 1910.
There is a private school, St Aloysius' College, whose Clavius building and Junior School both recently won architectural awards. Garnetbank Primary School is situated on Renfrew Street opposite Renfrew Street Nursery School.
Garnethill is a conservation area and contains several listed buildings, including Breadalbane Terrace built between 1845 - 1855 by Charles Wilson.
During the 1960s and '70s, Garnethill became the principal centre of Scotland's Chinese community, with Cantonese speaking immigrants from Hong Kong settling in the area. Most had already settled in the UK, and moved north from England. As a result, the neighbourhood is home to Glasgow's Chinatown shopping mall.
Garnethill comprises the following streets:
- West Graham Street
- Buccleuch Street
- Hill Street, which was home to 4 of the last 15 Turner Prize winners 
- Renfrew Street
- Garnet Street
- Garnethill Street
- Scott Street
- Dalhousie Street
- Rose Street
There is also an active local Community Council which has its own web site. Meetings are open to all interested residents, and normally take place on the first Tuesday of the month, at 7:30pm in the Multicultural Centre on Rose Street.
"Garnethill" is the first and title volume of a trilogy of crime novels by Glaswegian author Denise Mina. All three books are predominantly set in and around Garnethill, Glasgow, and its environs.
- Hill Street Muse From The Herald, dated 24/12/2011
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