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Journal TitleConstruction
Article Title80 at 80 : 1950s and 1960s : Liberty Hall
Editor(s)Foley, Brian
DateAugust / September 2015
Contentphotos, text
Note(s)Standing at 195 feet tall with 16 storeys including a theatre, Liberty Hall was Ireland's tallest building and first skyscraper. It was built to provide a new headquarters for the Irish Transport and General Workers' Union and included a copper roof and a facade built entirely from windows of non-reflective glass.
Subject(s)trade union headquarters ; skyscrapers ; high-rise buildings ; theatres ; office buildings ; glass construction ; 20th century ; architectural heritage ; architectural history
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