Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST STEPHEN'S GREEN, NO. 027-31 (SHELBOURNE HOTEL)  Street numbers may have changed due to re-numbering

Name: BARBEZAT & CIE #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST STEPHEN'S GREEN, NO. 027-31 (SHELBOURNE HOTEL)
Date: 1866-67
Nature: Bronze figures at entrance.
Refs: IB 9, 1 Mar 1867, 52

Name: MCCURDY, JOHN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST STEPHEN'S GREEN, NO. 027-31 (SHELBOURNE HOTEL)
Date: 1866-67
Nature: Alts. & remodelling. Contractor: S.H. Bolton, S Richmond St. Re-opened Feb 1867.
Refs: Drawings, &c., in IAA, McCurdy & Mitchell Collection, 79/17, Bin IV, Roll 1; DB 8, 1 Jan,1 May 1866, 12,107; IB 9, 1 Mar 1867, 52 (or 53?)(illus.);  Armagh Guardian, 15 Feb 1867;   B 25, 16 Feb 1867, 115;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 539.

Name: KAYE-PARRY & ROSS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST STEPHEN'S GREEN, NO. 027-31 (SHELBOURNE HOTEL)
Date: 1900-1903;1906
Nature: New kitchens, 1900 (£4,000); 2 additional storeys, 1901-2 (Contractor: W. & A. Roberts. £3,000;£1,921); additional storey to Kildare St wing; new electric lift at main staircase, 1906 (£2,454).
Refs: IAA, PKS 0830, 0878, B19/41, B20/05, B21/05, A08 (Dec 1900, Nov 1901, Aug 1902, Sep 1906); IB 48, 22 Sep 1906, 770

Name: O'CONNOR & AYLWARD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST STEPHEN'S GREEN, NO. 027-31 (SHELBOURNE HOTEL)
Date: 1944
Nature: Shelbourne Rooms cocktail bar.  Opened Nov 1944. Contractors: J.F. Keatinge & Sons.
Refs: Irish Times, 23 Nov 1944 (quoted in Michael O'Sullivan and Bernadine O'Neill, The Shelbourne and its People (Dublin: Blackwater Press, 1999),81-82).(Information from Shane O'Toole.)

Name: SCOTT, MICHAEL JOHN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST STEPHEN'S GREEN, NO. 027-31 (SHELBOURNE HOTEL)
Date: 1950;1954-1956
Nature: Refurbishment and extension into into Nos. 32 and 33, 1950.  New ballroom at rear, 1954-56, with 'octagonal pyramid' roof and galleries, designed by Patrick Scott with carpets by Louis Le Broquy. (Since rebuilt.) Contractor: Christopher G. Cooney, Ltd.
Refs: 1IAA, PKS 0214; John O'Regan & Nicola Dearey, eds., Michael Scott Architect in (casual) conversation with Dorothy Walker (1995), 174(illus.),233;  Michael O'Sullivan and Bernadine O'Neill, The Shelbourne and its People (Dublin: Blackwater Press, 1999), 83-86 (information from Shane O'Toole);  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005),  .