1935 – Imperial House, Donegall Square, Belfast, Co. Antrim
A subtle exercise in a stripped back Classical style with hints of Art Deco and Georgian glazing.
1926 – Osborne Buildings, 374-382 Lisburn Rd., Belfast, Co. Antrim
Gabled, half-timbered-effect block of shops & houses, designed by Charles Macalister for a property developer. Macalister was the son of Alexander Macalister but chiefly involved in housing.
1955 – Former Stella Cinema, Mount Merrion, Dublin
A massive suburban cinema with 1000 seats when it opened in 1955. Closed in 1976 and used as a furniture store for forty-odd years before closing.
1917 – Grand Central Cinema, O’Connell Street, Dublin
Constructed as a cinema after the destruction of the area in the 1916 Easter Rising.
1942 – Lyric Cinema, Brew’s Hill, Navan, Co. Meath
Many cinemas in smaller urban centres in Ireland were designed in an Art Deco or early modernist style.
1870 – J. Edmondson & Co, Ironmongers, Nos. 33-36 Capel Street, Dublin
Originally a terrace of three houses built circa 1770 – two of which were amalgamated in the 1870s into a retail unit for J.
1880s – Carleton’s, No.33 Westmoreland Street, Dublin
Extensive drapers store with a manufactory on Castle Street. Described in a visitor book on Dublin: “No visitor to Dublin should neglect a visit to the well stored and handsome premises of Mr Carleton in Westmoreland street”.
1870 – Masonic Hall, Arthur Square, Belfast
Recently renovated the hall is now the main accommodation for Lodges in the City of Belfast.
1927 – The Plaza, Middle Abbey St., Dublin
A large canopy over the entrance signaled the Plaza, an entertainment complex built after the reconstruction of the area post 1916.
1921 – Dublin Port Milling Co., Alexandra Rd, Dublin
Large reinforced concrete flour mill next to Merchants’ Warehousing co. grain silo.