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21 April 2010

1884 – Telegram Building, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: William Hodgson This building was constructed for R.J. Whitla & Co., dry goods wholesaler and internally features pre-fabricated cast iron columns. Whitla & Co. constructed a larger warehouse on McDermot Avenue in...

22 March 2010

1884 – Residence at Hoole Road, Chester, Cheshire

Architect: F. Roberts Perspective view from The Architect, April 5th 1884.

23 February 2010

1884 – Wesleyan Sunday Schools, Morley, Yorkshire

Architect: Walter Hanstock Constructed in Queen Street, Morley. Perspective view published in The Building News, May 2nd 1884.

16 February 2010

1884 – Mercer’s Hospital, Mercer Street, Dublin

Architect: J.H. Brett Part of the former hospital for sick and the poor erected through the will of Mary Mercer and opened in 1734, only the towers and facades survive of the Victorian...

10 February 2010

1884 – SS Augustine and John, Thomas Street, Dublin

Architect: Pugin & Ashlin The tallest existing spire in Dublin and sited on high ground so as to be visible from the Liffey valley, SS Augustine and John on Thomas Street was designed...

07 February 2010

1884 – The Adams Express Building, Chicago

Architect: George H. Edbrooke At 183-189 Dearborn Street, was probably the most imposing old-style structure in Chicago. Particularly noticeable is the magnificent granite arch as its portal. Standing 140 feet high, with 10...

26 January 2010

1884 – George Green Schools, East India Dock, Blackwall, London

Architect: John Sulman The school was founded by George Green, a successful ship builder from Poplar, who became a wealthy man, but he spent the bulk of his wealth on charitable works. He...

20 January 2010

1884 – Pembroke Housing, Shelbourne Road, Dublin

Architect: H.E. Fitzgerald Fine houses in a small cul-de-sac off Shelbourne Road, these were built for the Pembroke Estate after a competition in 1884. There are similar rows off Northumberland Row, Merrion Road...

21 December 2009

1884 – New Library for the Hon. Society of Gray’s Inn, London

Architect: Isaacs & Florence The Library of Gray’s Inn has existed since at least 1555, when the first mention of it was made in the will of Robert Chaloner, who left some money...