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1962 – Hawkins House, Poolbeg Street, Dublin

Architect: Sir Thomas Bennett

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In a poll in 1998, this was voted the worst building in Dublin by the readers of Archiseek. Now due for a badly needed facelift, this much derided building and its nearby blocks on Tara Street and Townsend Street are some of the worst excesses of the 1960s in the city centre.