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Duke Street building

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I've seen a photo of some flats & shops on Duke Street that I never knew existed having lived in Sheffield all my life (1963) .Does anyone know when these buildings were erected and demolished?

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Embassy Court really stood out as a landmark on The Park, we considered the place rather posh even in the 50's. Here it is in 1935 looking over the Midland Railway line. Full picture here   ----  Britain From Above   ------  https://britainfromabove.org.uk/en/image/EPW047988

EDIT - Working from a very dodgy memory but I think they must have been pulled down in  the 80's, not sure but I think the flats above and most of that area was cleared again about '85 so I think they couldn't  have lasted much longer. I seem to remember Embassy Court still standing with rubble all around and was surprised that they were finally demolished but there were rumours structural defects..

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