J3474 : River House, Belfast (January 2018)

taken 4 years ago, near to Belfast County Borough, Shankill, Ballymacarret, Cliftonville and Skegoneill, Northern Ireland

River House, Belfast (January 2018)
River House, Belfast (January 2018)
Most of the new façade is now on view.
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, 28 January, 2018   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 28 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Construction, Development 
Primary Subject of Photo
Construction 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 340 744 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.0189N 5:55.5910W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 340 743
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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