Re: Re: A new Clarence Hotel re-development with destruction on Essex St., Temple Bar
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You are obviously in a minority of one on the appopriateness of the siting of the Central Bank which is a really innovative building in terms of design for a cleared site and engineering techniques. Its location on the fringes of Temple Bar in what was the centre of the traditional banking distict with numerous examples of victorian pomposity was fundamentaly flawed in planning terms.
Now if it were on Grand Canal Basin and five stories higher it would really have gained international critical acclaim