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Architecture of Dublin City

11 March 2011

1915 – Nos. 148-149 Capel Street, Dublin

Architect: George L. O’Connor Commercial building with two shop units, unfortunate shop fronts.

09 July 2010

1915 – Revenue Commissioners, Lord Edward Street, Dublin

Architect: Office of Public Works / H.G. Leask The former Labour Exhange on Lord Edward Street is a little-known example of civic architecture of the early 20th century, built by the Office of...

02 February 2010

1915 – Terraced Housing, Irishtown, Dublin

Architect: George L. O’Connor Fine terrace of housing with commercial premises on the end with a nice corner entranceway. Leads into a scheme of similar houses built for Pembroke UDC. Opened by Chief...

10 February 2010

1915 – Vocational Education College, Bull Alley, Dublin

Architect: McDonnell & Reid The most dominant building on Bull Alley is the Vocational Education College (VEC) designed in a Flemish Renaissance style by L.A. McDonnell. Easily the best site in the Iveagh...

19 February 2010

1916 – Bridge building, Upper Baggot Street, Dublin

Architect: T.F. McNamara Former bank and office building on the bank of the Grand Canal. Most noticeable for the large windows on all floors and the gable chimney which appears to be supported...

05 December 2014

1916 – Fr. Mathew Square, Church Street, Dublin

Architect: C.J. McCarthy Housing scheme for Dublin Corporation by the City Architect on site bounded by Church St, Beresford St, Mary’s La & N King St consisting of 4-roomed houses, 3-roomed houses and...

02 February 2010

1916 – St Patrick’s Church, Ringsend, Dublin

Architect: W.H. Byrne & Son Fine early 20th century Gothic revival church on an awkward site which the architect has made the most of by placing the tower and spire along the roadside...

02 July 2015

1917 – Competition Entry for NUI Senate House, Dublin

Architect: Batchelor & Hicks Unsuccessful entry for the National University’s proposed Headquarters at the corner of Merrion Square, Upper Mount Street and Fitzwilliam Street. The City Architect C.J. McCarthy was the assessor of...

08 April 2010

1917 – Manfield Chambers, Abbey Street, Dublin

Architect: Batchelor & Hicks On the corner of O’Connell Street and Middle Abbey Street, Manfield Chambers is a commercial premises with a branch of Clarks on the ground level and various offices above....