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01 May 2012

1893 – Hotel Metropole, O’Connell St., Dublin

Architect: William Mitchell The Hotel Metropole was a landmark in Dublin, located next to the General Post Office building in O’Connell Street. Originally four georgian buildings combined together to form a hotel and...

01 May 2012

1883 – Hotel Metropole, London

Architect: F. & H. Francis with J.E. Saunders The Hotel Metropole, proposed new building in Northumberland Avenue and Whitehall Place; from The Graphic, 14 July 1883. Constructed for the Gordon Hotels Group which...

01 April 2012

1929 – Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London

Architect: Wimperis, Simpson & Guthrie Grosvenor House was built in the 1920s and opened in 1929 on the site of Grosvenor House, the former London residence of the Dukes of Westminster. Grosvenor House...

01 April 2012

1861 – London Bridge Railway Terminus Hotel, London

Architect: Henry Currey Railway hotel constructed for the London Brighton and South Coast Railway alongside their London Bridge Terminus. However, it was not successful, being on the south side of the river, and...

16 July 2011

1958 – Le Reine Élizabeth Hotel, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: George Drummond Completed in 1958, it was built by the Canadian National Railway, but was later sold to Canadian Pacific Hotels, now Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. With 1039 rooms and 21 floors...

08 July 2011

1889 – Small Hotel, Minneapolis

Architect: Harry Wild Jones Published in the American Architect and Building News. Harry Wild Jones was a Minneapolis based architect, who worked in Richardson’s Boston office, before staring practice on his own in...

19 February 2011

1898 – Hotel, Dover St., Piccadilly, London

Architect: G.D. Martin “This hotel, now rapidly approaching completion, occupies the site of that formerly known as “Holloway’s Hotel,” which was for many years one of the most frequented hotels of the upper...

09 February 2011

1873 – Midland Grand Hotel, St Pancras, London

Architect: George Gilbert Scott In May 1865, while the adjacent station was still being constructed, the Midland Railway Company launched a competition for the design of a 150 bed hotel, with eleven architects...

02 February 2011

2010 – The Gibson Hotel, The Point, Dublin

Architects: Scott Tallon Walker The scheme is designed around a major new civic space, Point Square, which is bounded by the shopping and leisure complex, the O2, and the landmark 130metre high tower....