Selected: CO. WESTMEATH, ATHLONE, RITZ CINEMA
|Name:||SCOTT, MICHAEL JOHN|
|Building:||CO. WESTMEATH, ATHLONE, RITZ CINEMA|
|Nature:||New cinema in the International Modern style, with superstructure built on piers. Consulting engineer: Thomas Garland. General Contractors: R.J. Campbell & Co., Ringsend, Dublin. Carved wooden figures on either side of proscenium by Lawrence Campbell, RHA.|
Bill of quantities, 22 Feb 1939, in IAA, PKS 0299; IB 82, 17 Feb 1940, 99(illus.); Sean Rothery, Ireland and the New Architecture 1900-1940 (1991), 190; John O'Regan & Nicola Dearey, eds., Michael Scott Architect in (casual) conversation with Dorothy Walker (1995), 83-86(illus.),233; Paul Larmour, Free State Architecture: Modern Movement architecture in Ireland, 1922-1949 (Kinsale: Gandon Editions, 2009), 61(illus., from IB Feb 1940).