a superb, highly ambitious restoration project announced this week by the wonderful people at Dublin Historic Trust. Having previously restored such treasures as the house on Castle St they now take on an even more daunting conservation project. We wish them every possible success. Gorgeous photos too by the way.
Dublin Civic Trust is delighted to launch its major new building conservation project at 18 Ormond Quay Upper in the heart of the historic city on the Liffey quays.
PROJECT 18ORMOND will involve a complete conservation and refurbishment of the fascinating set of buildings that comprise 18 Ormond Quay Upper and 67 Arran Street East on the north bank of the Liffey.
Strategically sited overlooking Christ Church Cathedral and the Civic Offices, 18 Ormond Quay Upper is an important example of a Liffey-side merchant house that is embedded with historic layers spanning over three centuries. Now in need of major structural consolidation and conservation of historic fabric, the Trust intends to undertake a wholesale refurbishment of the building as a dynamic demonstration of best conservation practice and creative reuse.
This is the most challenging and transformative building project the Trust has embarked on since its foundation in 1992 and…
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