Dublin City Council holds a significant portfolio of historic properties, including such landmarks as City Hall (1756), the Rates Office Formerly the Newcomen Bank, (1770) and the Mansion House (1709) and also a range of more recent buildings such as libraries and housing schemes.
City Architects Division provides ongoing architectural and conservation services in the continuing development of these buildings, accommodating contemporary uses and services while protecting their historical value. These services include:
- Managing conservation works projects such as the renovation of City Hall and City Markets.
- Preparing conservation management plans and carrying out research to continue developing best practice in conservation. Copies of reports can be accessed here
- Strategic advice on conservation policy within the council and input to the Development Plan.
- Preparation of civic conservation grant applications for works to protected structures.
- Contributing to research and public information about the Council’s historic structures.