Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, EXCHEQUER STREET, NO. 001-5 (CENTRAL HOTEL)  Street numbers may have changed due to re-numbering

Name: MILLAR & SYMES
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, EXCHEQUER STREET, NO. 001-5 (CENTRAL HOTEL)
Date: 1884-1887
Nature: New hotel opened 28 Dec 1887. Cost £10,000. Buildings erected in 1884 by South City Markets Co.   'splendid pile of buildings'  rising from its foundations in Jan 1885 (Contractor: Pile; Clerk of Works: Edward Barrett), for which see Weekly Irish Times, 31 Jan 1885. Contractor for fitting out as hotel: James Donovan, Harcourt Street.
Refs: Irish Times, 31 Jan 1885, 29 Dec 1887;  diary of R.C. Millar (entry for 28 Dec 1887) in collection of Mrs D. Millar, 1976; Daily Express, 29 Dec 1887; Architect, ? ? 1888; IB 30, 1 Jan 1888, 12;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005),
553.

Name: BYRNE, WILLIAM HENRY
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, EXCHEQUER STREET, NO. 001-5 (CENTRAL HOTEL)
Date: 1891
Nature: Addition of top 3 storeys and new roof, for Central Hotel Co.
Refs: Drawings in IAA, W.H. Byrne Collection 2006/142; Irish Times, 9 Feb 1891.

Name: MITCHELL, W. M., & SONS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, EXCHEQUER STREET, NO. 001-5 (CENTRAL HOTEL)
Date: 1910
Nature: Adds.
Refs: B 98, 16 Apr 1910, ?