Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, O'CONNELL STREET UPPER, NO. 052-54 (CARLTON CINEMA)  Street numbers may have changed due to re-numbering

Name: HIGGINBOTHAM, JOHN JOSEPH
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, O'CONNELL STREET UPPER, NO. 052-54 (CARLTON CINEMA)
Date: 1934-1938
Nature: JJH supervised construction as Dublin Corporation's Surveyor of Places of Public Resort.
Refs: Obituary of JJH in RIAI Yearbook 1951-52, 15

Name: ROBINSON & KEEFE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, O'CONNELL STREET UPPER, NO. 052-54 (CARLTON CINEMA)
Date: 1934-1938
Nature: Rebuilding;  In progress 1937. Approaching completion, Apr 1938. Steel framing by Smith & Pearson, Ltd.
Refs: Drawings in IAA (on deposit from Robinson, Keefe & Devane), 86/93.17/1-8; IB 76, 3 Nov 1934, 936; 79, 6 Feb 1937, 103(illus.); 79, 6 Feb 1937, 103; 80, 2 Apr 1938, 265;  biography of J.J. Robinson in  'Architecture Yesterday and Today', supplement to Irish Times, 21 Jun 1939, 28;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 216.