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14 November 2013

1939 – AWA Tower, York St., Sydney, Australia

Architect: Morrow & Gordon The AWA Tower was designed by architects Morrow and Gordon from 1937–1939 and became one of the most notable commercial buildings of Sydney. With its geometric Art Deco design,...

22 November 2011

1939 – Irish Pavilion, New York World’s Fair

Architect: Michael Scott Image above courtesy Irish Architectural Archive Michael Scott’s most important pre-war commission – the Irish Pavilion for the New York World Fair. This was completed before his final examinations. Scott...

02 August 2011

1939 – Yorkton Armoury, Saskatchewan

Architect: David Webster The two-story building, with the façade on First Avenue North was constructed of brick and Tyndal stone. The total cost amounted to $32,000.00. The official opening took place in October...

09 June 2010

1939 – Clarence Hotel, Wellington Quay, Dublin

Architect: Bradbury & Evans Fine 1930s hotel which was modernised and extended upwards in the 1990s. In 2007 a Norman Foster designed scheme was proposed that would have meant the demolition of all...

20 May 2010

1932 – Northumberland County Council Offices, Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect: Cacket, Burns Dick & MacKellar Extension to the Northumberland County Council Offices, Newcastle-upon-Tyne constructed between 1931-32. Now the Vermont Hotel, a 4-star hotel.

09 April 2010

1939 – DIT Cathal Brugha Street, Dublin

Architect: Robinson Keefe Built as the College of Domestic Economy for the City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee and now a part of DIT. It has an excellent Art Deco entrance hallway. The...

18 February 2010

1939 – Department of Industry and Commerce, Kildare Street, Dublin

Architect: J.R. Boyd Barrett This building was the result of a competition announced in 1935 to design accommodation for new government departments. The state had been using office space scattered all over the...

31 December 2009

1939 – Ritz Cinema, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Architect: Michael Scott & Associates The Ritz Cinema in Athlone (1939) is attributed to Scott but was in fact designed by Bill O’Dwyer who was working and studying in the office of Michael...

31 December 2009

1939 – Department of Social Welfare, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Architect: Office of Public Works Neighbouring the Post Office, the Social Welfare office is more modern in style with some Art Moderne overtones in the stone treatment above the ground-floor windows and doorway....

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