1891- Linen Hall Library, Belfast

Architect: Lanyon, Lynn and Lanyon, Young & Mackenzie



Sited on Donegall Square facing the dominant City Hall, the Linen Hall Library is the cultural heart of the city of Belfast. It was originally built as a Linen Warehouse for Moore and Weinberg by Lanyon, Lynn and Lanyon in 1864. It was later adapted by Young & Mackenzie in 1891 as a Library and remained fairly faithful to its interior design.

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