Capel Street D1

Olwyn James

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2002, Dublin Civic Trust,                                                                                                           83 pages

Capel Street is a narrow thoroughfare leading from Bolton Street to the River Liffey. An aristocratic residential street in the 18th century, it was once one of the most fashionable addresses in the city, laid out by Sir Humphrey Jervis on the lands of St. Mary's Abbey. Is now a vibrant commercial street with a host of local businesses, occupying charming converted townhouses and purpose-built Victorian retail premises. Discover the story of Boland's Bakery, the original designs for Essex Bridge, and catch glimpses of some of the oldest staircases in Dublin. This book will bring you on a journey through the social and architectural history of Capel Street.