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Civic Hall in 1954. (City Centre) (2 comments)
Black & White image1954. View of Leeds Civic Hall taken in 1954. The cars on the left are parked in Calverley Street. More cars are parked in Portland Crescent, right, where old property is visible. The higher roofline at the right edge is that of the Gaumont Cinema in Portland Crescent. In the background, immediately to the right of the Civic Hall, is old red brick property numbered 30, left and 28, right Portland Crescent. These properties stand at the junction with Portland Gate.
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Civic Hall, rear view (City Centre)
Black & White imageSeptember 1956. Rear view of the Civic Hall with Portland Crescent to the left. Portland Gate runs from left to right across the centre of the image. Land in the foreground has been cleared for a car park. Property demolished included Portland House which fronted onto Woodhouse Lane and properties on Portland Gate.
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Civic Hall, rear view (City Centre)
Black & White imageUndated. View of Leeds Civic Hall seen from the rear. The courtyard is seen in the centre. On the right is Portland Gate Warehouse occupied by Douglas Bros., clothiers and drapers. The photo probably dates from around the time of the opening of the Civic Hall in 1933.
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Cookridge Street, looking north (City Centre) (1 comment)
Black & White image1988 View looking north at the top end of Cookridge Street. On the right is the edge of the Civic Theatre building, also occupied at the time by Leeds College of Music but since redeveloped as Leeds City Museum. After the junction with Vernon Street are buildings of Kitson College of Technology, including the white skyscraper, which is now (2015) part of Leeds City College. Properties on the left include Brodrick's Buildings, one of the lesser known works in Leeds of Cuthbert Brodrick, seen just before the junction with Portland Gate.
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Portland Gate (City Centre)
Black & White image12th April 1934. View looking from rear of Town Hall onto Portland Gate. Portland Gate warehouse, Douglas Bros, Travelling Drapers can be seen on the left. Cars are parked on unmade road.
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