1930s

Milltown 110kV station, Cowper Drive and Park Drive, Dublin 6 (and a bit of an announcement)+

It seems like the only real way to see the Milltown transformer station is from above. Unless you’re with the...

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Drumcondra Library, Millmount Avenue, Dublin 9+

The public library in Drumcondra is a freestanding building, surrounded by a lawn and facing onto the southern end of...

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Ghost sign (Lennox Chemicals), 3/4 Leinster Street South, Dublin 2+

Among Dublin’s many wonderful ghost signs, the ones from the former Lennox Chemicals premises on South Leinster Street might be...

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On Seeing Only Totally New Things, Gavin Murphy+

Dublin’s IMCO complex was located on Merrion Road for about 35 years. It was built in phases, though the most...

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Former Player Wills Factory, South Circular Road, Dublin 8+

Built in 1935 as a factory for Player Wills tobacco, the building remained in use until European restructuring moved manufacturing...

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Rathmines Post Office, Upper Rathmines Road, Dublin 6+

On the lower edge of Rathmines Road Upper, the post office maintains a neat, composed presence on the street. It...

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Lamp post, College Street, Dublin 2+

Between developments in lighting technologies and changes in street furniture models, Dublin’s streets have gone through many lamp post styles....

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Former Classic Cinema, Rathfarnham Road+

The (first) former Classic Cinema in Terenure isn’t terribly attractive when you take it as a whole, but it’s memorable...

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Brick, Sandwith Street Upper, Dublin 2+

One of Dublin’s buildings with the greatest tactile appeal is tucked up against the railway bridge on Upper Sandwith Street....

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Former Rialto cinema, South Circular Road, Dublin 8+

The 1600-seat cinema at Rialto opened in November 1936, with the Irish premiere of Everything is Rhythm as its first feature....

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