Dublin’s first skyscraper is either a modernist icon or no longer fit for purpose, depending on who you talk to. A SKETCH of Liberty Hall featured on the sidelines of a recent workshop on what should be done with the Central Bank. “What about me?” it asked rather plaintively. Indeed, the fate of Dublin’s first “skyscraper” is now firmly in the hands of An Bord Pleanála. Following a seven-day oral hearing, the arguments for and against its proposed demolition and replacement by a much larger building will certainly be clear to the board’s planning inspector, Mary Crowley. They also deserve a wider audience.
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