1769 – Royal Exchange, Dublin

Architect: Francis Sandys


Design for the Royal Exchange, Dublin, now City Hall, was executed by Irish Architect Francis Sandys for an architecture competition to design the building. There were approximately 61 entries from architects in Ireland and England. Thomas Cooley won the competition, & James Gandon was runner-up. Cooley’s design was built and can be visited today.

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