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09 October 2014

1880 – Railway Station, Le Havre, France

Architect: M.J. Lisch The second railway station in Le Havre, built in 1880 to replace the original station of 1847. Replaced with a new station built in 1932 by Henri Pacon for the...

09 October 2014

1860 – Fontaine Saint-Michel, Paris

Architect: Gabriel Davioud The Saint Michel Fountain is located between the boulevard Saint-Michel and the Place Saint-André-des-Arts. It depicts the archangel Michael vanquishing the Devil, evoking thoughts of the battle between Good and...

09 October 2014

1928 – Design for Civic Centre, Vancouver

Architect: Harland Batholomew & Associates Proposed development of site on Burrand Street as a new Civic Centre for Vancouver. Vancouver’s first comprehensive town plan was prepared by Harland Bartholomew and Associates in 1928...

09 October 2014

1886 – Post Office, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Constructed as the Winnipeg Post Office and Customs Office, it was only used as such until 1908, when a new post office building was constructed on Portage Avenue. Used as federal offices until...

08 October 2014

1861 – Zion Church & School, Rathgar, Co. Dublin

Architect: Joseph Welland & Son “These buildings, recently completed, in the rising and populous district of Rathgar, from funds bequeathed by the late John Gold, is one of the best specimens of ecclesiastical...

07 October 2014

1870 – Design for High Altar, Lispole, Co. Kerry

Architect: John Scannell Designed by Cork-based sculptor John Scannell. Published in The Irish Builder, October 1 1870.

07 October 2014

1890 – Bayview Terrace, Bundoran, Co. Donegal

Fine rendered Victorian terrace. At the time of construction, Bundoran was a popular ‘genteel’ seaside resort. It was connected to the Great Northern Railway in 1876. The GNR rebuilt the station, and constructed...

07 October 2014

1928 – Town Hall, Ballymena, Co. Antrim

Architect: Jones & Kelly Jones & Kelly were chosen as a result of an architectural competition held in 1920. The site chosen was the location of the town’s markethouse. A Market House was...

07 October 2014

1893 – Rosapenna Hotel, Carrigart, Co. Donegal

An unusual looking building for Ireland, but with good reason as it was designed in Stockholm, constructed in wood, and shipped to Mulroy. It was built as a golfing destination – with a...