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Municipal Buildings

04 March 2012

1702 – The Exchange, Limerick

Architect: The Limerick City Exchange was built in 1673, close to St. Mary’s Cathedral to house the city’s covered market and council chamber. In 1702 the Exchange was demolished and replaced by a...

24 February 2012

1710 – Merchants Exchange, Cork

Architect: Twiss Jones Built between 1705 and 1710, for the conduct of business between Cork’s merchant classes, and replaced an earlier building at the junction of Castle Street & South Main Street. At...

05 January 2012

1903 – Design for Municipal Building, Brooklyn, New York

Architect: Washington Hull In 1903 Borough President J. Edward Swanstrom presided over an architectural competition for the commission of a new municipal building for the rapidly expanding Borough. This winning entry, by Washington...

10 December 2011

1866 – Exchange Buildings, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire

Design for new exchanges buildings for Hull.

09 December 2011

1682 – Tholsel, Dublin

Architect: The name “Tholsel” is derived from two old English words: “toll”, meaning tax; and “sael”, or hall, the place where tolls were paid. In the middle ages it served as court house,...

13 July 2011

1889 – Proposed Municipal Buildings, Washington DC

Architect: Willis Jefferson Polk Proposal published in the American Architect and Building News.

28 April 2011

2009 – Civic Building, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick

Architect: ABK Architects The 1630m2 project for the town of Kilmallock proposes to reinvigorate the social and cultural life of the town, concentrating a series of key social functions to generate a new...

28 April 2011

2004 – Athlone Civic Centre and Library, Co. Westmeath

Architect: Keith Williams Architects Completed in 2004, the Civic Centre, Library and Centre Square are the main focal points of a strategic master plan for the regeneration of Athlone.

08 February 2011

2002 – Offaly County Hall, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Architect: ABK Architects Occupying the site of a Victorian house in the main affluent area of the town, the building was designed around the gardens of the house. Unfortunetly many of the trees...