Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HANOVER ST HOUSING AREA, FLATS

Name: SIMMS, HERBERT GEORGE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HANOVER ST HOUSING AREA, FLATS
Date: 1934-1935
Nature: Tenders invited for erection of 76 flats, for Dublin Corporation. Contract given to G. & T. Crampton, Dublin (£33,546), 7 Dec 1934;  contract for further 6 blocks given to G. & T. Crampton, May 1935. 
Refs: Perspective view in David O'Connor, 'Public Housing 1839-1989' in J. Graby, ed.150 Years of Architecture in Ireland: RIAI 1839-1989 (1989), 82, and David O'Connor, 'Housing in Dublin 1887-1987', Irish Architect 67 (Jun-Aug 1988), 33; IB 76, 25 Aug 1934, 727;  Ruth McManus, Crampton Built (Dublin: G. & T. Crampton, 2008),  110-112(illus.).