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1969 – Phoenix House, South Leinster Street, Dublin

Architect: John Costello & Associates


Office accommodation from the late 1960s, a rather grim exercise in concrete and projecting windows. The building was badly damaged in the May 1974 bombings of Dublin when a carbomb was detonated across the street, blowing out most of the glazing.

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