The building's final occupants were Watts Brothers - hunting, shooting and fishing purveyors - who closed in 2000.
Two interconnected buildings stand over four storeys.
It describes the building - a designated Protected Structure sited on the north Liffey quays - as "a handsome example of a Liffey-side merchant house embedded with layers of evolution dating from the 17th century to the 20th century".
Over the centuries, it has been home to occupants as varied as hotels and gunsmiths, taverns and grocers.
Brains that shrink with old age may be the cost of a life span stretching into the 80s, according to a new study that finds while human brains get smaller with age, the brains of our closest primate relatives, chimpanzees, don't lose volume at all.
The findings suggest that the human life span (average length of life of an organism) isn't just an extended version of the life span of other mammals, said study researcher Chet Sherwood, an anthropologist at George Washington University in Washington, D. Instead, humans seem to experience old age in a unique way.
In the wild, Sherwood said, chimps are usually dead by 45.
Likewise, studies of foraging communities suggest that the mid-80s is the typical life span for pre-industrial humans.
Dublin Civic Trust says the work at 18 Ormond Quay is the "most challenging and transformative" building project its embarked on since the Trust's foundation in 1992.Criteria i through vi are cultural, while vii through x are natural (the column sorts by year added to the list)This open savanna lies at the confluence of the Limpopo and Shashe rivers.It was the heart of the Mapungubwe Kingdom until the 14th century, when the area was abandoned, leaving untouched remains of palaces and settlements.Later, this date was confirmed by two other dating methods (paleomagnetism and fission tracks), and was widely accepted.Then Richard Leakey found a skull (called KNM-ER 1470) the KBS tuff, a skull that looked far too modern to be 3 million years old.