More than concrete blocks, vol. I

Dublin City's twentieth-century buildings and their stories: 1900–1940


Ellen Rowley, editor

Paperback €22.45
Catalogue Price: €24.95
ISBN: 978-1-902703-44-2
June 2016. 368pp; full colour, large format.

Overview Essays

Part I, Building Dublin Pre-Independent, 1900–21
Part II, Architecture of the Early Free State, 1922–39

Case Studies / Maps

1902–05        Market Street / Guinness Storehouse
1899–1906    Iveagh Trust Housing Estate, Bull Alley
1897–1907    Tara Street Fire Station
1903–07        Fusiliers' Arch, St Stephen's Green
1901–08        DADCo Housing Estate, Stoneybatter
1910–15        Pearse Street Garda Station (formerly Central Police Station)
1912–19        National Concert Hall (formerly UCD), Earlsford Terrace
1917              Rebuilding Sackville Street Lower + the case of
                      Clery's Department Store (1916–22)
1915–20        R + H Grain Silo, Alexandra Road
1913–21        Ormond Square, Ormond Market Housing Scheme
1918–22        Rathfarnham War Memorial Hall
1923–27        Clontarf Automatic Telephone Exchange, Castle Avenue
1924              Rebuilding O'Connell Street Upper + the cases of the
                      Gresham Hotel (1925–27) + the Savoy Cinema (1928–29)
1927              (demolished) Grandstand, Lansdowne Road Stadium
1926–30        Oblates Grotto, Oblates Church of Mary Immaculate, Inchicore
1929–31        Wendon (Balnagowan House), Mobhi Road, Glasnevin
1925–32        St George's and St Thomas' Church, Cathal Brugha Street
1932              Noblett's Corner, Grafton Street
1924–32        General Post Office Reconstructions, O'Connell Street Lower
1932–33        Christ the King Catholic Church, Cabra
1911–34        Scherzer Bridges, North Wall + Custom House Quays
1934–37        Drumcondra Library, Millmount Avenue, Drumcondra
1919–39        Irish National War Memorial Gardens, Islandbridge
1937–39        Clarence Hotel, Essex Street / Wellington Quay
1911–39        (or 1911–58) Clontarf + Bull Wall Promenades with Shelters
1937–40        Marrowbone Lane flats, Marrowbone Lane