Hungate area, 1990

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Foss-side buildings in 1990. I don’t know what these businesses were, but the buildings are long gone.

Where they once stood, it’s now mainly open space, still awaiting redevelopment. The new apartments built in recent … More …

York Market, 1964

Photos taken by John Chrzanowski (used with permission). The market in Newgate. It would have been quite new to this location at the time these photos were taken. Previously it had been based in nearby Parliament Street.

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Adams Hydraulics, 1990

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Once upon a time these low buildings – ‘Adams Hydraulics – Engineers and Ironfounders’ – occupied the site by the Foss where the massive bulk of the DEFRA building was built in the later 1990s.

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Tanner Row, 1977

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This building occupied the riverside site near Lendal Bridge now occupied by the Aviva offices. See comments added for more information.

[Photo: Andy Tuckwell]

River Ouse view, 1977

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[Photo: Andy Tuckwell]

Queen’s Staith in its scruffier days. I liked it better like this, to be honest …

St Andrewgate, 1977

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[Photo: Andy Tuckwell]

Lovely old brickwork, in wonky and dilapidated-looking buildings. A reminder of what the Bedern/St Andrewgate area looked like before redevelopment, its shabby charm captured here in sunlight and shadow on walls and windows.