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Sadly neglected for many years, burned last night,.
Interesting to see that now in 2015/16 the replacement of the first generation of office buildings in central Dublin has begun in earnest.
This is an interesting plan for the area from the 1870s
Just noticed the window layout on these houses on Clarendon Street
Have you been to the Irish Architectural Archive on Merrion Square
Mark Bence-Jones only gives this estate a passing mention in the main Cabra Castle record. No mention of a glasshouse.
So is it this former estate
Interesting piece on an architectural model of the current west front
Just figured that I would bump this.
Assume that as most major new development (not counting docklands brownfield sites) now happens on the car-driven, big box store outskirts of the city, streets as we think of them don’t really work in those areas.
I have seen Parke referenced as the architect in books as far back as the 1830s.
When was the gate demolished – never seen an image of it either.
You see Russian Bride ads? You know Google tailors the ad experience based on what you look at online 😉May 20, 2015 at 1:34 pm in reply to: Dublin Graving docks / Grand Canal Docks / Alexandra Basin #937095
Photo of the Royal Canal Graving Dock at Phibsborough
My thoughts on the IGS application – if the 2 over 2 windows had been replaced by aluminium frames or pvc frames in the 1990s, would the application to restore authentic windows be refused for the same reasoning “recognising the various past alterations/interventions that contribute to the cumulative historic interest of a building” or would it have been rubber stamped.
Hell-bent on not learning from history.
Return of the Gombeens