Reply To: Cathedrals of Commerce
Build the Metro line from Spencer Dock to Pearse Stn to Stephens Green to Christchurch to the Guiness brewery to Heuston.
The development of a station at christchurch would serve the existing Smithfield developments. One at Guinesses would allow the Smithfield development pattern continue westwards.
While providing sufficient transport capacity to free up some of the existing mollasses.
When Tom Phillips presented the currently under construction Smithfield proposal. He used the model of early Italian Plazas with long terraces of 8-10 storey buildings.
Critically the wide plazas provided sufficient space for large crowds to mill around comfortably and also a large recreational space