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Architecture of Dublin City

16 February 2010

1968 – Dublin Institute of Technology, Kevin Street, Dublin

Architect: Hooper & Mayne The Kevin Street campus of the Dublin Institute of Technology is a large purpose built structure opened in 1968. Behind the Kevin Street frontage the building stretches back to...

06 May 2013

1968 – Former Curzon Cinema, Abbey Street, Dublin

Architect: Henry J. Lyons & Partners Opened as the Curzon Cinema, and later the Lighthouse, the entrance foyer to this cinema was distinctly modern. A converted warehouse, it contained two theatres, and was...

11 June 2012

1968 – Offices, Burlington Road, Dublin

Architect: Tyndall Hogan Hurley Formerly in use as back-office accommodation for Allied Irish Banks. Demolished to make way for new office accommodation in early 21st century. The main architectural feature was the stairwell,...

07 July 2010

1969 – Apollo House, Tara Street, Dublin

Architect: Michael Lyell Associates / McCormack Keane & Partners Another one of the horrific buildings in this area, Apollo House with its pseudo-greek lettering, aggregate facade and overbearing massing…. well the picture speaks...

10 February 2010

1969 – Fitzwilton House, Wilton Place, Dublin

Architect: Schoolheifer & Burley Thirteen floors of office space in a very sensitive location behind Fitzwilliam Place and on the banks of the Grand Canal, Fitzwilton House is Basil Gouldings “gift” to Dublin....

08 June 2012

1969 – No.2 Burlington Road, Dublin

Architect: Tyndall Hogan Hurley Originally when completed, the window bands were fully glazed, with 5 panels of clear glass. Later, tinted panels were inserted to create a combination of glass and solid panels...

23 January 2011

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...

25 November 2013

1969 – St. Michael’s Estate, Inchicore, Dublin

Architect: Arthur Swift & Partners Built on the site of the old Richmond Barracks, and finally demolished after years of decline in 2013, St Michael’s Estate had become a byword for poor quality...

28 June 2010

1970 – International House, Hatch Street, Dublin

Architect: Burke-Kennedy Doyle Large office development on a sloping site that allowed for underground parking. Finished with concrete aggregate panels that compliment the colour of the brickwork on Hatch Street.