Dublin history as read in the city's planning and buildings -- The city survey -- Principles that should guide the making of the town plan -- The zone system -- The tenement house and its future in Dublin -- The Dublin housing problem and its solution by (a) the temporary cantonment and (b) the permanent suburb -- Pembroke and Rathmines -- Finance of housing in the permanent suburb -- Road, railway and canal systems -- New approaches in the town plan -- Distribution of industry and craftsmanship -- Park system, gardens and avenues -- The Liffey, its quays, bridges and approaches -- Public buildings, statues and associated planning -- the hosptial problem -- Dublin nomenclature -- Finance and the town plan -- The University and the town plan -- The Church and the town plan -- Public and private enterprise in relation to the town plan -- Dublin and the future of Irish Agriculture -- Summary.
Physical location: UCD Library, UCD Library Special Collections', 'Original typescript of his highly recommended entry in the Dublin Town Planning Competition of 1914, which was won by Patrick Abercrombie.', 'Ownership/custodial history: Book-label: From the library of Janet Ashbee and C. R. Ashbee.', 'Provenance: Stamp: Ministry of Town and Country Planning Library.', 'Includes hand written corrections.', 'Creation/production credits: The author is not identified in the essay itself. While The Dublin civic survey report identifies the authors of the completed entry as C. R. Ashbee and G. H. Chettle, Michael J. Bannon identifies this copy as being solely or largely the work of C. R. Ashbee.', 'Scope and content: Includes coloured maps and images of various Dublin buildings and streets. Accompanying postcards and photographs depict various Dublin buildings and streets. Name of the building or street depicted is written on the back of the photographs.
Formato: 72 leaves, 5 folded plates : ill., col. maps