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30 September 2015

1824 – Royal Arcade and Grand Promenade, College Green, Dublin

Destroyed by fire in 1838. Described as “a beautiful structure two storeys high. The under one being the Arcade contained 30 shops filled with all sorts of merchandize, to regulate which strict bye...

16 September 2015

1862 – Design for National Bank, College Green, Dublin

Architect: Charles Geoghegan Competition entry for headquarters of the National Bank on College Green. The National Bank was a competitior of the Bank of Ireland opposite and seen very much as a bank...

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.

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