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Unbuilt Dublin

23 June 2014

1886 – Unbuilt Design for St. Kevins, South Circular Road, Dublin

Architect: Albert E. Murray Second placed design in competition to design new Church of Ireland on the South Circular Road. The competition was won by Sir Thomas Drew, and his striking church with...

08 May 2014

2008 – Hotel Development, Red Cow, Co. Dublin

Architect: HKR Architects Unbuilt proposal for a large hotel development at the Red Cow roundabout on the edges of Dublin. Grandiously billed as a gateway to the city, the economic slump and Irish...

07 May 2014

1886 – Design for Cardinal MacCabe Memorial, Glasnevin, Dublin

Architect: J.J. O’Callaghan Premiated designs for memorial to Roman Catholic Prelate Cardinal MacCabe. The competition was won by George C. Ashlin. Illustration published in The Irish Builder, July 1 1886.

06 May 2014

1861 – St. Mary’s Institute for Catholic Blind Females, Harold’s Cross, Dublin

Architect: Charles Geoghegan Proposal for an asylum for the blind at Harold’s Cross. Described by the architect, Charles Geoghegan as “The entire range of new buildings presents a frontage to the south of...

21 April 2014

1880 – Selected design for offices Mercer’s Hospital, Dublin

Architect: J.H. Brett Unbuilt design for new wing of Mercer’s Hospital. In 1884, a new wing was added to designs of the same architect J.H. Brett. “This hospital was founded in the year...

11 April 2014

1867 – Design for Hugh Moore & Co., Capel St., Dublin

Architect: William Fogerty Unbuilt proposal for a warehouse for a wholesale druggist, Hugh Moore & Co., for Capel Street on the site of the Scot’s church. The provision of the design became as...

11 April 2014

1881 – St. Andrew’s Parochial Schools, Dublin

Architect: William Kaye-Parry “These schools are proposed to be erected at the rere of St. Andrew’s Church, St. Andrew-street. Accommodation is provided for 200 children, with master’s residence and board-room, also the several...

28 March 2014

1889 – Proposal for Post Office, Dublin

Architect: J. Howard Pentland Unbuilt proposal for District Postal and Telepgraph Office. ” Our illustration is taken from a drawing by Mr. Howard Pentland of the Public Works Department, exhibited at the Royal...

24 March 2014

1861 – Design for Unitarian Church, Dublin

Architect: James Bell Unsuccessful entry in competition to design a new Unitarian Church on St. Stephen’s Green. This entry by was described in The Irish Builder: “the materials proposed to be employed in...


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