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Book TitleMore than concrete blocks : Dublin city's twentieth-century buildings and their stories : 1900-40
Chapter TitleCase study : Ormond Square : Ormond Market : Dublin 1, 1921
Chapter AuthorKelly, Merlo
Book EditorRowley, Ellen
PublisherDublin City Council ; University College Dublin ; Four Courts Press
Contentaerial views, photos, plans, text
Note(s)This Dublin Corporation housing project was commissioned in the aftermath of the 1913 housing crisis. The scheme comprises 128 dwellings, a mix of flats and single units and was completed in 1921. It was intended to renew a city area which had derelict since the demolition of the Ormond market in 1892.
Subject(s)artisans' houses ; urban renewal ; squares ; marketplaces ; high density housing ; public housing
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  • Ormond Square, Dublin, Republic of Ireland