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01 April 2010

1931 – Former Jervis Hospital Nurses School, Mary Street, Dublin

Architect: W.H. Byrne & Son Now containing shops and part of the Jervis Centre, this originally was part of the larger hospital complex, and in use as a training facility for nurses.

01 April 2010

1979 – Marks & Spencer, Mary Street, Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker Grim department store with equally grim frontage onto nearby Liffey and Abbey Streets. Terrible commercial infill.

01 April 2010

1830 – St. Mary’s Church, Mountjoy Street, Dublin

Architect: John Semple Closed in 1962, and converted into offices, this was Sir John Betjeman’s favourite church in Dublin. Known locally as the Black Church, legend has it that if you run around...

20 March 2010

1866 – 2-4 St. Marys Abbey, Dublin

Architect: Charles Geoghegan Rebuilt around 1866 for George John Alexander to designs by Charles Geoghegan. Fine brickwork surrounds cambered window openings – floats majestically above otherwise drab shopunits – more visible now since...

14 March 2010

1988 – Treasury Building, Grand Canal Street, Dublin

Architect: Henry J. Lyons & Partners The former Boland’s Mill building was stripped back to its concrete framed structure and redeveloped into an office building in the late 1980s by Treasury Holdings. The...

11 March 2010

1906 – Design for Royal College of Science, Dublin

Architect: Aston Webb Original design for the construction of a Royal College of Science & Government Office on Merrion Street in Dublin. Although the building was constructed, and still stands today, the design...

26 February 2010

1870 – No.42 Grafton Street, Dublin

Architect: William Mitchell Redeveloped by Mitchell in 1870 for Rathborne’s as a shop and billiards room.

26 February 2010

1997 – Hugenot House, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin

A 1970s office block by McDonnell & Dixon that was refaced and upgraded during the 1990s.

26 February 2010

1972 – Lisneys, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker Originally a piece of daring infill on the ‘Green’, the immediate impact was lessened by the demolition of the building next door and redevelopment in a similar Miesian style...


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