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Post 1916 reconstruction

07 April 2010

1927 – Gresham Hotel, O’Connell Street, Dublin

Architect: Robert Atkinson Rebuilt (1925-27) after the ravages of the Civil War, the Gresham Hotel is a Dublin landmark. It was designed by Robert Atkinson (b Wigton, Cumbria, 1 Aug 1883; d London,...

07 April 2010

1926 – Hammam Building, O’Connell Street, Dublin

Architect: Chillingworth & Levie / H.G. Leask Part of the post-1916 rebuilding of this part of O’Connell Street, quite an austere facade with some nice detailing. Named after the Hammam Family Hotel and...

07 April 2010

1924 – No. 57 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin

Architect: H.V. Millar No. 57 (right hand building in photograph) was rebuilt in 1922 as a chemist shop for A. & R. Thwaites, whose name can still be seen incised on the granite...

07 April 2010

1920 – Clery’s Department Store, O’Connell Street, Dublin

Architect: Ashlin & Coleman A Dublin landmark – opposite the General Post Office on O’Connell Street, Clery’s has for generations being a Dublin and indeed Irish tradition – meeting under the clock being...

07 April 2010

1925 – Nos. 9-11 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin

Plain granite finished building whose sole decorative feature is the corner to Cathedral Street and a rather clumsy balcony.

07 April 2010

1917 – No.3 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin

Architect: Francis Bergin Supposedly built with girders salvaged from the wreck of the GPO, No.3 is part of a cohesive terrace of red brick buildings with a continuous cornice. Notable for its large...

01 April 2010

1922 – No. 58 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin

Architect: W.H. Byrne No. 58 (left hand building in photograph) was rebuilt in 1922 but is unfortunately missing its original stone shopfront. The original had horizontally channelled stone with round headed windows and...

05 February 2010

1922 – No.1 Lower O’Connell Street, Dublin

Architect: O’Callaghan & Webb On the corner of O’Connell Street and Eden Quay, the Irish Nationwide building is a large commercial building more noticeable for its signage than its architecture. Pictures of this...

04 February 2010

1921 – Seamens Institute, Eden Quay, Dublin

Architect: W.M. Mitchell & Sons The Seamens Institute on the corner of Marlborough Street and Eden Quay is another early 20th century building after the area was decimated during the 1916 Rising.