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College Green Dublin

07 April 2014

1899 – Star Life Assurance, College Green Dublin

Architect: Arthur Blomfield Jackson Constructed between 1899 and 1901 by English architect Arthur Blomfield Jackson, and his only work in Ireland. As it had done a few times around this time to other...

01 March 2014

1889 – Design for Ulster Bank, College Green, Dublin

Architect: James J. Farrall Unsuccessful competition entry to design new Ulster Bank for College Green. Placed second, and even more over-blown Victorian than the building constructed and eventually wrecked by the bank.

04 February 2014

1850s – Jurys Commercial & Family Hotel, College Green, Dublin

Architect: E.H. Carson William Jurys, a former commercial traveler, set up an inn catering to the commercial sector on Dublin’s College Green in 1839. The inn grew and by mid-century had become known...

22 March 2013

1880 – Royal Exchange Assurance Co., No. 5 College Green, Dublin

Architect: T.N. Deane & Son Office building in an Elizabethan Tudor style on the corner of College Green and Anglesea Street. Demolished in 1960s.

11 March 2013

1868 – North British & Mercantile Insurance Co, College Green, Dublin

Architect: David Bryce The last of three buildings by Scottish architect David Bryce in Dublin, and the only one lost to the city – pictured behind left of the Statue of William of...

11 March 2013

1867 – Liverpool, London & Globe Insurance Co., College Green, Dublin

Architect: Thomas Newenham Deane Demolished in the 1960s to make way for a new office block. Originally constructed on the site of a wing of Daly’s Club – a suitably deferential building facing...

04 January 2013

1787c – Unbuilt West Elevation of Houses of Parliament, Dublin

Architect:James Gandon Unbuilt elevation design for west front of Irish Houses of Parliament in Dublin. Attributed to Gandon by the Yale Center for British Art.

27 March 2012

1701 – Statue of William of Orange, College Green, Dublin

Architect: Of all the military and royal statuary in Dublin, that of William III drew most aggression, serving as it did as a focal point for annual Orange celebrations on July 1, the...

23 March 2012

1802 – Proposal for Bank of Ireland, College Green, Dublin

Architect: Richard Morrison In 1802, architects were invited to submit designs for the conversion of the old Houses of Parliament into a new Bank of Ireland. This was despite the commission already being...

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