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Hawkins Street Dublin

16 September 2012

1897 – Theatre Royal, Hawkins St., Dublin

Architect: Frank Matcham The second Theatre Royal on the same Hawkins Street site as the first, opened on December 13, 1897, and was designed by Frank Matcham. It had seating for an audience...

07 May 2012

1796 – Dublin Society, Hawkins St., Dublin

Architect: Henry Aaron Baker & Edward Parke In 1796 the Dublin Society moved from their building on Grafton Street, to Hawkins Street where they already had their “Repository.” The Society having taken additional...

15 December 2011

1935 – Theatre Royal, Hawkins St., Dublin

Architect: Leslie Norton The third Theatre Royal opened on September 23, 1935 in Hawkins Street. Designed by English architect Leslie Norton in conjunction with Dublin firm Scott & Good. It was a large...

14 December 2011

1821 – Theatre Royal, Hawkins St., Dublin

Architect: Samuel Beazley The first of three Theatre Royals on this site. In 1820, theatre impresario Henry Harris bought a site in Hawkins Street and built the 2,000–seater Albany New Theatre on it...

09 June 2010

1905 – Sheehan Memorial, Burgh Quay, Dublin

Architect: W.P. O’Neill A memorial to a member of the Dublin Metropolitan Police who died near here while on duty. Just around the corner was the headquarters of the DMP. Incorporated a fountain....

17 February 2010

1928 – Dublin Gas Company, D’Olier Street, Dublin

Architect: Robinson Keefe The former headquarters of the Dublin Gas Company (built in 1928) has two facades with two different architectural styles. The main facade onto D’Olier Street is Art Deco with a...

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...