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Architecture of Dublin City

27 January 2014

1966 – Ballymun Towers, Dublin

Designed as a quick fix for social housing needs, and constructed by 1966, the fiftieth anniversary of the Easter Rising, the towers were named after the seven leaders. The towers were named after:...

07 March 2011

1966 – Design for John F. Kennedy Memorial Hall, Dublin

Architect: Raymond McGrath The John F. Kennedy Memorial Hall was intended to be a purpose built concert hall for Dublin. Originally suggested by the Arts Council, the project was initially discussed in April...

17 May 2011

1966 – Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square, Dublin

Architect: Dáithí Hanly The Garden of Remembrance (Irish: An Gairdín Cuimhneacháin) is a memorial garden in Dublin dedicated to the memory of “all those who gave their lives in the cause of Irish...

20 January 2010

1966 – Hume House, Northumberland Road, Dublin

Architect: Lardner & Associates Hume House is named after its developers, a UK based body called Hume Holdings. Originally the seven floors of office space were placed on columns but during a makeover...

25 September 2012

1966 – Office Scheme for Baggot St., Dublin

Architect: Michael Scott and Partners Original speculative scheme for an office development on Lower Baggot St. in Dublin. After the site was cleared and existing residents evicted, with paltry compensation, the developers Hummingbird...

08 February 2010

1967 – Berkeley Library, Trinity College Dublin

Architect: Ahrends Burton Koralek Named after Bishop George Berkeley (1687-1753), this building caused quite a stir when built inside Trinity’s grounds next to Burgh’s Library building. In accordance with Le Corbusier’s belief that...

20 January 2010

1967 – Carrisbrook House, Northumberland Road, Dublin

Architect: McDonnell & Dixon Grim office block on an important corner site in Ballsbridge, Carrisbrook House was built on the site of a large Victorian house. The building has an unique hexagonal plan...

20 January 2010

1967 – Lansdowne House, Northumberland Road, Dublin

Architect: Brian Hogan A massive development on the site of some large Victorian houses, Lansdowne House was the first headquaters of AIB in 1967. Nine storeys and 102 feet in height it is...

16 February 2010

1967 – Norwich Union, Nassau Street, Dublin

Architect: Lardner & Partners One of three office blocks built along here by Norwich Union in the 1960s destroying a collection of varied Victorian commercial buildings in the process.