It was once “a hive of industry”, a neighbour said. But the buildings went derelict one after another during the 1980s and 1990s, says a local business owner.
Chris Lynch hopes greater transparency in the sector will push landlords to improve standards, and help those with a choice to make informed decisions.
One idea in the redesign is to lay a smooth strip through the cobblestones on some streets to make it easier for cyclists and people in wheelchairs to navigate the neighbourhood.
In meetings, councillors discussed progress on housing and designs for a park near Christchurch, and quizzed the company behind the Poolbeg waste-to-energy incinerator.
Kurb Junki says his skateboarding and graffiti chalking is all about the engagement with Dublin’s public space.
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