MCDONNELL & REID
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Architectural partnership of LAURENCE ALOYSIUS MCDONNELL and ALEXANDER WILLIAM DOUGLAS REID , formed circa 1912. It was brought to an end by the First World War, when Reid enlisted in the Durham Light Infantry. After the war Reid lived in England.
16 work entries listed in chronological order for MCDONNELL & REID
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PEARSE STREET, NO. 153-159 (ED. & JOHN BURKE, LTD.)|
|Nature:||Alts. & reconstr. of new prmisesfor E. & J. Burke, export bottlers. Builder: J. & P. Good.|
|Refs:||IB 52, 10 Dec 1910, 763|
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, GLENMAROON (CHAPELIZOD)|
|Nature:||Addition, including swimming bath and smoke lounge, for Hon. Arthur Ernest Guinness. Contractor: H. & J. Martin. To cost about £5,000.|
|Refs:||IB 53, 27 May,9 Dec 1911, 361,816,818(illus.)|
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BULL ALLEY, IVEAGH PLAY CENTRE|
|Nature:||M & R win competition for designing same. Work started Oct 1911. Front of Ballyknockan granite & Kingscourt bricks. Opened May 1915. Builder: McLaughlin & Harvey. Cost: £35,000.|
Drawings in IAA: Iveagh Trust Architectural Drawings Collection (2013/90); McDonnell and Dixon Collection (2008/81 CLOSED) and 98/41. See also IB 53, 28 Oct,27 May,10 Jun,28 Oct 1911, 341,353,390(illus. in supplement),725; 54, 16 Mar,26 Oct 1912, 163,166(illus.),601; 57, 8 May 1915, 209; Building News 108, 21 May 1915, 581; F.H.A. Aalen, The Iveagh Trust (Iveagh Trust, Dublin, 1990), 46-48(illus.),51-52(illus.)l; Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 654-5, Pl. 90.
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, TERENURE ROAD EAST, NO. 002 (MUNSTER & LEINSTER BANK)|
|Nature:||New branch bank. Completed Mar or Apr 1911. Contractor: Thomas Mackey.
Freeman's Journal, 5 Apr 1911.
|Building:||CO. MEATH, BECTIVE HOUSE|
|Nature:||Adds. and alts. for Major Stern. Builder: McLaughlin & Harvey.|
|Refs:||IB 54, 11 May,3 Aug 1913, 285,457|
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CLYDE ROAD, NO. 022|
|Nature:||Adds. & imps. for Charles A. Stannell. Contractor: Keatinge, Grafton St.|
|Refs:||IB 54, 23 Nov 1912, 667I|
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, REDMOND'S HILL, NO. 015 & 16|
|Nature:||Rebuilding of shops and houses recently destroyed by fire. Builder: William Beckett & Son, Percy Works. Courtown facing bricks and cut stone from Co. Dublin.|
|Refs:||IB 54, 13 Apr 1912, 227|
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LORD EDWARD STREET, NO. 021-25 (MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS) (PROPOSED)|
|Nature:||McD & R winners of competition (Assessor: Albert E. Murray). Estimated cost: £55,000. Not executed.|
IB 55, 12 Apr,27 Sep 1913, 240(illus.),252(illus.),256-7,623(illus.); Irish Architect and Building Trades' Journal, 12 Apr 1913, suppl.(illus.); Building News 104, 11 Apr 1913, 499-500(illus.),suppl.(illus.); 105, 28 Nov 1913, 761; B 104, 11 Apr 1913, ?; Freeman's Journal, 12 Nov, 12 Dec 1913,6 Jan 1914; Irish Times, 2 Nov 1922(illus.)..
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PEMBROKE ROAD, NO. 031|
|Nature:||Extension containing private school room, class rooms, dining room. Contractor: George Squire & Co.|
|Refs:||IB 55, 22 Nov 1913, 744|
|Building:||CO. WICKLOW, ARKLOW, MAIN STREET, MUNSTER & LEINSTER BANK|
|Nature:||New premises complete. Contractor: McLaughlin & Harvey.|
|Refs:||Wicklow Newsletter, 16 Sep 1913; IB 56, 6 Jun 1914, 359|
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST PATRICK'S PARK|
|Nature:||'St Patrick's Park was clearly conceived in conjuntion with the playschool [Iveagh Play Centre] and was most likely also designed by McDonnell & Reid.' (Casey)
Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 655.
|Building:||CO. MEATH, DUNBOYNE, HOUSE|
|Nature:||New 2-storey lodge residence. Contractor: George Squire & Co. Is this Herbertstown House, Dunboyne, q.v.
|Refs:||IB 56, 12 Sep 1914, 538|
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BAGGOT STREET UPPER, NO. 052 (MUNSTER & LEINSTER BANK)|
|Nature:||New branch nearing completion. Contractor: Thomas Mackey & Sons, Upr Camden St.|
|Refs:||IB 56, 19 Dec 1914, 689|
|Building:||CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, STRANMILLIS ROAD, BELFAST MUNICIPAL MUSEUM & ART GALLERY|
|Nature:||Competition entrants, awarded a distinction. Assessor: John James Burnet.|
|Refs:||IB 56, 9 May 1914, 292|
|Building:||CO. MEATH, HERBERTSTOWN HOUSE (DUNBOYNE)|
|Nature:||Alterations and additions for Capt. Whitworth . Contractor: John Cromer, Lucan.
Drawings for alterations and additions, Sep 1915, as per contract signed Feb 1916 with John Cromer, Lucan, in IAA, McDonnell & Dixon Collection, Acc. 2008/81, Rolls 2 and 168.
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MOUNT STREET UPPER, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OFFICES (PROPOSED)|
IB 60, 16 Feb 1918, 83.