A fleeting, rare capture of Arnott’s exotic silhouette with its Eastern-inspired central tower and terminating pavilions prior to decapitation in the late 1940s – the rationale at the time declaring the ornaments as serving “no useful purpose.” Other than civitas, heaven forbid.
‘Mom’ jeans, broken dreams and foam “cut to size”.
From top: Halston Street; Blackrock Dart station; GPO Arcade; Nassau Street; Smithfield Fruit Market; Fitzwilliam Place; Whitworth Road; O’Connell Street Bridge and Abbey Street; The ‘Lady of Mann’ on the Liffey and College Green.
A follow up to yesterday’s flare-flapping Kodachromed stroll through the 1970s
Dublin in the 1980s in color.
From top: Baggot Street, Henry Street; Moore Street, Rathmines; Ranelagh; O’Connell Street; Dorset Street; Grafton Street and an aerial view looking down Grafton Street from the Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre.