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16 February 2010

1884 – Mercer’s Hospital, Mercer Street, Dublin

Architect: J.H. Brett Part of the former hospital for sick and the poor erected through the will of Mary Mercer and opened in 1734, only the towers and facades survive of the Victorian...

16 February 2010

1927 – Dublin City Council Offices, Lord Edward Street, Dublin

Architect: McDonnell & Dixon A modest office building used by Dublin City Council. Originally a much grander proposal was planned for this site, which was selected after a major architectural competition in 1913,...

16 February 2010

1781 – Newcomen Bank, Lord Edward Street, Dublin

Architect: Thomas Ivory Designed by the architect Thomas Ivory in 1781, the former Newcomen Bank is now in use as a Rates office. The original building was half the size of the current...

16 February 2010

1861 – Former Church of Ireland, James Street, Dublin

Architect: Joseph Welland Former Church of Ireland, now sadly missing most of its spire, and desconsecrated. For many years a commercial premises.

16 February 2010

1854 – St James’ Church, James Street, Dublin

Architect: Patrick Byrne Designed by Patrick Byrne who designed quite a few churches within walking distance. The building is carefully adapted to an irregular site so that the off-centre axis is largely unnoticed....

16 February 2010

1892 – Post Office, James Street, Dublin

Architect: J. Howard Pentland Fine little post office and adjoined sorting office by architect J. Howard Pentland. The Board of Works at this time was producing fine post offices across Ireland with a...

16 February 2010

1968 – Dublin Institute of Technology, Kevin Street, Dublin

Architect: Hooper & Mayne The Kevin Street campus of the Dublin Institute of Technology is a large purpose built structure opened in 1968. Behind the Kevin Street frontage the building stretches back to...

16 February 2010

1903 – Library, Kevin Street, Dublin

Architect: C.J. McCarthy Small library building run by Dublin Corporation now completely surrounded by the buildings of the Institute of Technology. A simple building of orange-red coloured brick, the roof is surmounted by...

16 February 2010

1922 – Former Moravian Church, Kevin Street, Dublin

Architect: O’Callaghan & Webb Masking an earlier meeting house of 1760, this was built in the early 20th century as a church hall and office accommodation. The church closed in 1959 and is...