Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, LISBURN, RAILWAY STREET, TEMPERANCE INSTITUTE

Name: YOUNG & MACKENZIE
Building: CO. ANTRIM, LISBURN, RAILWAY STREET, TEMPERANCE INSTITUTE
Date: 1889;1906
Nature: New building on site donated by Sir Richard Wallace. Red brick with cement dressings, containing gymnasium, reading room, restaurant, public hall, ladies' and committee rooms, and caretaker's residence. To cost about £2,000. FS laid Jul 1889. Contractor: Paul McHenry. Tenders invited for carrying out adds. to café, 1906.
Refs: PRONI, W.H. Stephens & Sons papers, D1898/1/5;  IB 31, 15 Jul 1889, 191; 32, 1 Oct 1890, 231(illus.); 48, 20 Oct 1906, 850;  Architect 41, 1 Feb 1889, suppl. p.2;  Paul Harron, Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie, a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960 (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2016), 128-129(illus.),347-8 .