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Architecture of Dublin City

22 July 2014

1788 – Proposal to link Grand Canal with Liffey, Dublin

Architect: John Brownrigg A large ladder of canal locks proposed to join the James Street Basin of the Grand Canal with the River Liffey. At the Liffey end, small harbours would have been...

13 December 2011

1789 – Designs for Foster Place, Dublin

Architect: Richard Johnston Design for elevation of west side of Foster Place, Dublin, conecting with the facade of Daly’s Clubhouse development on Dame Street.

04 February 2010

1790 – Beresford Place, Dublin

Architect: James Gandon Beresford Place is a short curving terrace of five houses built on an axis with the central dome of the Custom House. The terrace was designed by James Gandon in...

09 April 2012

1790 – Central Range and Campanile, Trinity College Dublin

Architect: William Chambers Design for eastern side of Parliament Square in Trinity College Dublin. Never constructed, some years later during the 1850s, a new campanile by Charles Lanyon was constructed in this position.

04 January 2012

1790 – Corner, Capel Street, Dublin

Sadly lying derelict, this prime city site looks just as it did when Malton did his view of Essex Bridge with all its original glazing bars complete. Now badly in need of some...

22 November 2011

1790 – Daly’s Club House, College Green, Dublin

Architect: Francis Johnston Elevation of Daly’s Club House, College Green, 1823 Wide Street Commission Map 445/2. Part of the facade still remains. Daly’s Club House, was a gentlemen’s club and a centre of...

17 December 2013

1790 – Fountain, James St., Dublin

Architect: Francis Sandys An obelisk with 4 sundials with a drinking fountain at its base, built in 1790 by the Duke of Rutland, the Lord Lieutenant. The architect Francis Sandys was responsible for...

07 July 2010

1790 – No. 38 Dame Street, Dublin

One of the original plots of Dame Street from when it was widened by the Wide Streets Commissioners, No. 38 also retains its original ground floor facade. Originally many of the streets widened...

18 February 2010

1790 – Sick and Indigent Roomkeepers Society, Palace Street, Dublin

For years the only building on the short Palace Street which leads from Dame Street to the Lower Yard, Dublin Castle. Whether it is the vigorously incised plasterwork or the enigmatic society’s name...