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Book TitleMore than concrete blocks : Dublin city's twentieth-century buildings and their stories : 1900-40
Chapter TitleCase study : General Post Office Reconstructions (including GPO Arcade) : O'Connell Street Lower : Dublin 1, 1924-32
Chapter AuthorKelly, Merlo
Book EditorRowley, Ellen
PublisherDublin City Council ; University College Dublin ; Four Courts Press
Contentmaps, photos, plans, sections, sketches, text
Note(s)This article covers the reconstruction of the GPO following extensive damage during the 1916 Rising. The original facade, a projecting temple front in the classical style, remained intact but the interior was rebuilt and extended to include an indoor shopping arcade.
Subject(s)post offices ; renovation ; inner city renewal ; retail development ; shopping arcades ; reinforced concrete ; fire damage ; stonework ; pedestrians ; public buildings
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