Richard Driehaus, Irish-American Owner of Staunton’s on the Green, Dies

The Irish-American philanthropist and collector Richard Driehaus, who has died in his hometown of Chicago, was an apostle of classic architecture. In addition to restoring several Gilded Age mansions in Chicago, he invested in two landmark buildings in Dublin.

His Staunton’s on the Green hotel occupies a pair of adjoining Georgian townhouses on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin; Number 31, the other Dublin hotel he owned, is in a Georgian townhouse that also boasts a modernist mews.

You can read Alanna Gallagher’s article on him here.

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