Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: UNITED STATES, NEW YORK, WORLD'S FAIR, IRISH PAVILION

Name: SCOTT, MICHAEL JOHN
Building: UNITED STATES, NEW YORK, WORLD'S FAIR, IRISH PAVILION
Date: 1937-39
Nature: Shamrock-shaped Irish pavilion. Consultant Architect: Irvin L. Scott. Interior architect: L.H. Bucknell.
Refs: Drawings, 1937-39, in IAA, Acc. 79/10.1/-97; RHA, 1939, no. 276; IB 81, 15 Apr 1939, 302(illus.); Nicholas Sheaff, 'The Shamrock Building. Michael Scott's palns and drawings for the Irish Pavilion at the New York World's Fair in 1939', Irish Arts Review 1, no. 1, Spring 1984, 26-29(illus.); Sean Rothery, Ireland and the New Architecture 1900-1940 (1991), 225-228(illus.);  Paul Larmour, Free State Architecture:  Modern Movement architecture in Ireland, 1922-1949 (Kinsale: Gandon Editions, 2009), 62-66(illus.).


Name: HONE, EVIE *
Building: UNITED STATES, NEW YORK, WORLD'S FAIR, IRISH PAVILION
Date: 1939
Nature: Stained glass window, 'Four Green Fields'. (Later in CIE offices at 59 Upper O'Connell St. Now in Government Buildings, Upper Merrion Street.)
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 560.