J3474 : River House, Belfast (November 2017)

taken 15 days ago, near to Belfast County Borough, Shankill, Ballymacarret, Skegoneill and Cliftonville, Northern Ireland

River House, Belfast (November 2017)
River House, Belfast (November 2017)
Part of the new façade on view following removal of the plastic sheeting.
River House, High Street, Belfast
A late 1960’s/early 1970’s office building, between Sugarhouse Entry and the former National Bank, built on a WWII bomb site. The 1918 street directory shows “42 to 46. Panopticon Cinematograph Theatre - Fredk. Stewart, proprietor 48, 50. Currie, John, & Co., house furnishing ironmongers & hardware merchants 52. Jeffrey, W., & Co., saddlers 54, 56. Keegan, Graham & Co., wine and spirit merchants 58, 60. Nesbitt & Co., House Furnishers, Auctioneers and Valuators”. The 1943 edition shows “22-60. Vacant”.
There is the following (28 October 2016) planning permission “LA04/2016/1998/F New curtain wall to upper floors at front of building, overcladding to top floor, replace windows to rear, refurbish cladding panels to side and rear elevations, reclad escape stair. 48-60 High Street Belfast BT1 2BE”.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 26 November, 2017   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 26 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Construction, Development 
Primary Subject of Photo
Construction 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 340 744 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.0137N 5:55.6005W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 340 743
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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