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19 February 2010

1962 – Bord Failte, Baggot Street, Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker Designed to cost as little as possible, the headquarters of Bord Failte (Irish Tourist Board) occupies a very important site at the Baggot Street crossing of the Grand Canal....

19 February 2010

1978 – Bank of Ireland, Baggot Street, Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker The Bank of Ireland in Baggot Street is most notable for two things other than its architecture: the amount or Bronze Manganese used in its construction – a commonly...

19 February 2010

1978 – O2 (Formerly Bord na Mona), Baggot Street, Dublin

Architect: Stephenson Gibney & Associates Designed as the headquarters of Bord Na Mona, and now the head office in Ireland of mobile operator O2. This is a good example of modern architecture in...

18 February 2010

1972 – McInerney Block, Grand Canal Street, Dublin

Architect: Stephenson Gibney & Associates Horrendous speculative office block developed in the early 1970s – wildly out of scale with the surroundings. After having a government tenant for years, it stood empty for...

18 February 2010

2007 – Dunnes Stores HQ, South Great George’s Street, Dublin

Architect: Arthur Gibney & Partners A large commercial development entailed the removal of a couple of buildings and facade retention of several others including the former Dunlop Factory on Stephen Street, and the...

18 February 2010

1929 – Former Bank, South Great George’s Street, Dublin

Architect: Frederick Jermyn Former bank building, now converted into a bar. Constructed in 1929 for the National Bank. Jermyn was principal assistant to J.F. Fuller before going into partnership with him in 1916,...

18 February 2010

1911 – Nos.60-61 South Great George’s Street, Dublin

Architect: Edwin Bradbury A fine pair of commercial buildings with ornate upper stories. No. 61, on the right was rebuilt by Edwin Bradbury in 1911.

18 February 2010

1906 – Nos. 48-50 South Great George’s Street, Dublin

Architect: H.J. Lundy A very fine commercial building with ornate shopfront intact as well a nice window details on the upper stories. Notice, the graduation from flatheaded window to round-headed window as you...

18 February 2010

1888 – Former Dockrells, South Great George’s Street, Dublin

Architect: W.H. Byrne Former hardware store, now sub-divided into multiple premises. Slated for redevelopment with facade retention and the addition of an attic storey.