Description

Irish Times article from Friday, October 24th, 1936 p. 5. Sub-headings: 'Two Housing Inquiries: 1914 and 1936' - 'Old and New Faces' - 'Press Influences' - 'Citizens' Housing League' - 'Strange Alliances' Discussion (by E.A.) of the two Housing Inquiries, 1914 and 1936.

Item Type

Document

Text

Today and Yesterday

Two Housing Inquiries - 1914 and 1936

by E.A.

"How things change and yet remain unchanged! More than twenty-two years have flown by since - in the closing days of June 1914 - the Council Chamber of Dublin City Hall was the scene of a housing inquiry, at which a battle was waged between Dublin Corporation as the protagonists of rebuilding on cleared slum sites and the Citizen's Housing League (of which more anon!) as the advocates of suburban cottages and cabbage patches..."

Original Format

Newspaper article

Publisher

The Irish Times

Creator

E. A.

Collection

About this item

Subject

Tenement housing, Children, Housing conditions, Redevelopment, Social housing programmes

Additional Creator

The Irish Times

Rights Holder

The Irish Times

Provenance

10.23.1369

Date Added

02.07.2009

Citation

E. A., "Today and yesterday: two housing inquiries 1914 and 1936: part 1." Lifescapes: Mapping Dublin Lives, Item #46 (accessed September 23 2017, 8:20 am)