The Dublin Civic Survey Report. Volume Two: Civic Institute of Ireland (1925)

Author: Horace T. O'Rourke

Book ID: 65941

Price: 350.00

The Dublin Civic Survey Report. Prepared by Horace T. O’Rourke and the Dublin Civic Survey Committee for the Civics Institute of Ireland. Volume Two of the Publications of the Civic Institute of Ireland. Liverpool: University Press 1925. Pp xx, 150, plates 65, 10 folded coloured maps of Dublin. Large wrappers printed in black. Covers worn & soiled, corners worn & dog-eared, contents generally in good condition.

Well produced ‘Civic Survey’ of Dublin, describing the city’s existing buildings, road systems, industries and recreational facilities, with illustrations and plans of recent housing developments and public open spaces, railway stations, etc.

It was issued as a sequel to Abercrombie and Kelly’s prize-winning plan for Dublin, and it includes a foreword by Abercrombie in which he expresses the hope that his plan and this volume would serve as the basis for a final plan that would foreshadow the growth of the city for the remaining three-quarters of the twentieth century.

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