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Dublin Quays

05 February 2010

1999 – Morrison Hotel, Ormond Quay, Dublin

Architect: Douglas Wallace Architects Understated exterior to this trendy Dublin hotel. The interior was styled by John Rocha in various muted shades of brown and cream.

05 February 2010

1989 – Offices, Upper Ormond Quay, Dublin

Architect: Grafton Architects A rare example of good infill architecture on Ormond Quay. A former Presbyterian Church that was destroyed in a fire, leaving only its entrance doorways intact, was redeveloped as an...

05 February 2010

1906 – No.40 Ormond Quay, Dublin

Architect: William F. Higginbotham Striking former warehouse building designed as a sales and auction house now in use as the Winding Stair bookshop and cafe. The scale of the building is much larger...

05 February 2010

1901 – Former Bank, Ormond Quay, Dublin

Architect: Millar & Symes Former bank branch with fine 1930s interior. The exterior has a fine bull-nosed corner executed in stone to contrast with the brickwork.

04 February 2010

1920 – Former Screen Cinema, Eden Quay, Dublin

Architect: T.F. McNamara / Jones & Kelly Originally rebuilt after the 1916 destruction of this part of Dublin, as the Corinthian Cinema, photographs from the 1950s show it encased in neon. It was...

04 February 2010

1921 – Seamens Institute, Eden Quay, Dublin

Architect: W.M. Mitchell & Sons The Seamens Institute on the corner of Marlborough Street and Eden Quay is another early 20th century building after the area was decimated during the 1916 Rising.

04 February 2010

1921 – Former Astor Cinema, Eden Quay, Dublin

Architect: Frederick W. Higginbotham Replacing two buildings destroyed in the 1916 Rising, Nos. 7-8 Eden Quay was re-constructed as a ballroom and commercial premises. It was later converted into the Astor Cinema. Closed...

04 February 2010

1892 – Mercantile Seaman Office, Eden Quay, Dublin

Architect: J. Howard Pentland A stern stone-faced building both in material and aspect, the Mercantile Seaman Office is a late 19th century commercial building in very unusual style. Unusual for Dublin, stylistically a...

04 February 2010

1921 – No.2 Eden Quay, Dublin

Architect: T.J. Cullen A good early 20th century building dating from after the destruction of the area in the 1916 Rising. A symmetrical fa├žade allows for an entryway into Old Abbey Street which...