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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...

17 December 2009

1884 – Beautiful Plains County Court Building, Neepawa, Manitoba

Architect: C. Osborn Wickenden During the Manitoba land boom of the late l870s and early l880s settlers from Ontario were attracted to the Beautiful Plains area. The Town of Neepawa was incorporated in...

16 December 2009

1884 – St. John the Baptist Church, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Joseph-Ferdinand Peachy Following the fire of 1881 that destroyed Saint-Jean Church (constructed in 1847) and almost the entire Saint-Jean-Baptiste suburb, Joseph-Ferdinand Peachy was asked to construct a new church. He created a...

11 December 2009

1884 – St Andrew By-The-Lake, Toronto, Ontario

Architect: Arthur R. Denison The moving force behind the construction of this island church was Reverend Arthur Sweatman who later became Archbishop of Toronto, and Primate of All Canada [1907 - 1909]. The...