Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, O'CONNELL STREET LOWER, NO. 021-27 (CLERY & CO.)  Street numbers may have changed due to re-numbering

Name: ATKINSON, ROBERT FRANK #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, O'CONNELL STREET LOWER, NO. 021-27 (CLERY & CO.)
Date: 1917-1921;1925
Nature: RFA, then working for Ashlin & Coleman probably responsible for the design for rebuilding Clery's department store in O'Connell Street, Dublin, after the Easter Rising, which is effectively a reduced version of his earlier design for Selfridge's in London. Reinforced concrete Hennebique frame.
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 218.

Name: ASHLIN & COLEMAN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, O'CONNELL STREET LOWER, NO. 021-27 (CLERY & CO.)
Date: 1917-1921;1925
Nature: In destroyed area, 1916. New enlarged premises.  Considerable progress with ferro-concrete shell already made when first stone of stone frontage was laid on 27 Jul 1920.  Probably designed by R.F. Atkinson, who was then working in A & C's office. Contractors McLaughlin and Harvey, Ltd. Carving by C.W. Harrison & Sons. Enlargement of ballroom, 1925,
Refs: Model in IAA, Acc. 2003/34; 3 undated drawings (including revised plan of first floor and Earl Place extension) in IAA, Ashlin & Coleman Collection, 76/1.191;  IB 59, 29 Sep 1917, 493; 60, 16 Feb,11 May,8 Jun 1918, 94,236(illus.),242; 62, 3 July 1920, 451; 63, 29 Jan 1921, 74; 67, 27 Jun 1925, 510;  Irish Times, 30 Jun 1920;  advertisement in AAI Green Book (1928), 22;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland Dublin (2005), 218.

Name: HARRISON, C.W., & SONS *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, O'CONNELL STREET LOWER, NO. 021-27 (CLERY & CO.)
Date: 1925
Nature: Carving on new enlarged premises by C.W. Harrison & Sons. .
Refs: Advertisement in AAI Green Book (1928), 22