Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MARY'S LANE, FLATS

Name: SIMMS, HERBERT GEORGE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MARY'S LANE, FLATS
Date: 1931
Nature: New, for Dublin Corporation.  City Architect instructed by newly-formed Housing Committee to prepare plans for blocks of 4-storey flats containing 72 dwellings on cleared site, Jun 1931.  Tenders invited, Sep 1931.
Refs: Irish Times, 11 Jun,1,2 Sep 1931;   Weekly Irsih Times, 5 Sep 1931;   IB 76, 28 Jul 1934, 621(illus.);  Paul Larmour, Free State Architecture:  Modern Movement architecture in Ireland, 1922-1949 (Kinsale: Gandon Editions, 2009). 32,33(illus.).