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16 February 2010

1867 – Former Bank, College Street, Dublin

Architect: William G. Murray Now part of the Westin Hotel, designed in 1863 as the Headquarters of the Provincial Bank and built over the next few years. The architect William G. Murray died...

11 February 2010

1915 – Garda Station, Pearse Street, Dublin

Architect: A. Robinson, M.J. Burke, H.G. Leask Designed for the Dublin Metropolitan Police (DMP) and now the main Garda Station for the south city, Pearse Street Station is a large building in the...

11 February 2010

1909 – Gilbert Library, Pearse Street, Dublin

Architect: C.J. McCarthy / Dublin City Architect’s Department Designed originally by the city architect C.J. McCarthy, and extended nearly one hundred years later by his successor, the Dublin City Architect’s Department, the Gilbert...

11 February 2010

1897 – Former St. Andrew’s National Schools, Pearse Street, Dublin

Architect: William Hague Now a community resource centre, this fine Victorian building was constructed as boys and girls national schools in 1895-97. The five part composition has a central breakfront with decorative terracotta...

11 February 2010

1862 – Enterprise Centre, Pearse Street, Dublin

Architect: Alfred Darbyshire Fine eight storey, five bay stone warehouse, with projecting corner bays, now part of an enterprise centre. The interior structure boasts brick vaults between wrought iron beams.

11 February 2010

1902 – Sunlight Chambers, Parliament Street, Dublin

Architect: Edward Ould Designed as Dublin offices for Lord Lever (of Lever Brothers), by the Liverpool architect Edward Ould who also designed Port Sunlight. Built in a romantic Italianate style with its wide...

10 February 2010

1962 – Hawkins House, Poolbeg Street, Dublin

Architect: Sir Thomas Bennett In a poll in 1998, this was voted the worst building in Dublin by the readers of Archiseek. Now due for a badly needed facelift, this much derided building...

10 February 2010

2004 – Liffey House, Tara Street, Dublin

Architect: Donnelly Turpin Architects Various Departments of the former Dublin Corporation were accommodated in the original Liffey House. This building, located at the junction of Tara Street with Townsend Street was typical of...

10 February 2010

1884 – SS Augustine and John, Thomas Street, Dublin

Architect: Pugin & Ashlin The tallest existing spire in Dublin and sited on high ground so as to be visible from the Liffey valley, SS Augustine and John on Thomas Street was designed...