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Athena, 2002

  • A collection of cuttings from the Leicester Mercury of 1972 regarding the immigration of Ugandan Asians to Leicestershire.
  • A collection of newspaper cuttings  from the Leicester Mercury regarding Bond Street Fabrics.
  • Rutland Street Wholesale Fruit and Vegetable Market.
  • A collection of newspaper cuttings from the Leicester Mercury regarding Immigration to Leicester by Ugandan Asians. Part 1.
  • A collection of newspaper cuttings from the Leicester Mercury regarding Immigration to Leicester by Ugandan Asians. Part 2.
  • A collection of newspaper cuttings from the Leicester Mercury regarding Immigration to Leicester by Ugandan Asians. Part 3.
  • A collection of newspaper cuttings from the Leicester Mercury regarding Immigration to Leicester. Part 1
  • A collection of newspaper cuttings from the Leicester Mercury regarding immigration to Leicester. Part 2
  • A collection of newspaper cuttings from the Leicester Mercury regarding immigration to Leicester. Part 3
  • A collection of newspaper cuttings from the Leicester Mercury regarding immigration.
  • A collection of newspaper cuttings from the Leicester Mercury regarding industrial disputes at Imperial Typewriters
  • Looking towards the Rowley Building from old tannery car park.
  • A collection of newspaper cuttings from the Leicester Mercury regarding Milletts Stores (1928) Ltd.
  • A collection of newspaper cuttings from the Leicester Mercury regarding nightclubs, in particular Zoots.
  • A collection of newspaper cuttings  from the Leicester Mercury regarding the Leicester United Caribbean Association. The original LUCA centre building was demolished to make way for the Curve theatre.
  • A collection of newspaper cuttings from the Leicester Mercury regarding the Palais de Danse, Leicester
  • A collection of newspaper cuttings from the Leicester Mercury regarding The Studio nightclub in Humberstone Gate formerly known as The Leicester Palais de  Danse.
  • Alexandra House, 2002
  • Alexandra House, 2002
  • Alexandra House, 2003
  • Alexandra House, 2003
  • Alexandra House, 2003
  • Alexandra House, 2003
  • Alexandra House, 2003
  • Alexandra House, 2003
  • Alexandra House, 2003
  • Alexandra House, 2004
  • Alexandra House, c.1900.
  • All hell broke loose, witness tells Crazy Gang trial.
  • An entrance to vacancy, c.2000
  • Artist impression of the new Freeman, Hardy and Willis building
  • Athena, 2002
  • Athena, 2005
  • Athena, 2012
  • Before Curve, 2002
  • Cannon House
  • Cherub branding on sock
  • Club would not be just for 'gay' people, but licence is refused
  • Collection of newspaper cuttings  from the Leicester Mercury regarding the Centre Hotel, Leicester.
  • Corner of Humberstone Road, c.1870.
  • Curve and G-Spot at Christmas, 2009
  • Curve under construction, 2006
  • Curve under construction, 2006
  • Curve under construction, 2006
  • Curve, 2012
  • Deuce House
  • Emerged from the rubble: under construction in 1956
  • Exchange Building, 2003
  • Exchange Building, 2003
  • Exchange Building, 2003
  • Faire Bros. & Co. Limited, Leicester, England
  • Fake shoe racket at local firm
  • Freeman, Hardy and Willis building, c.1930.
  • Freeman, Hardy and Willis building, destroyed in a bombing raid.
  • Gays want a city cafe
  • Guild of the Crippled
  • Guild of the Crippled
  • Guild of the Crippled, 1927
  • H.P.Tyler's wholesale warehouse, Rutland Street
  • Happy Birthday Phoenix
  • Helsinki, 2013
  • Inside Alexandra House, late 1990s
  • Inside Alexandra House, late 1990s
  • Inside Alexandra House, late 1990s
  • Inside the Two Queens art gallery, 2013
  • Inside the Two Queens art gallery, 2013
  • Interior of the Leicester Secular Hall
  • Interior of The Rowley Building.
  • Interior of The Rowley Building.
  • 217.mp3
  • 229.mp3
  • 219.mp3
  • 221.mp3
  • 220.mp3
  • 204.mp3
  • 224.mp3
  • 218.mp3
  • 222.mp3
  • 223.mp3
  • 225.mp3
  • J. Herbert Marshall Music Depot, 2003
  • Johnson & Barnes, Factory. corner ... Street. taken 26-2-1929.
  • Just rubble: remains of the original warehouse in 1955
  • Leicester Mercury rave newspaper cuttings 1
  • Leicester Mercury rave newspaper cuttings 2
  • Leicester Mercury rave newspaper cuttings 3
  • Manhattan 34, 2011
  • Northern Soul Night at Palais de Danse
  • Northern Soul night at the Palais de Dance
  • Northern Soul Night at the Palais de Danse
  • Northern Soul Night at the Palais de Danse
  • Northern Souls Night at the Palais de Dance.
  • Odeon Cinema under construction, 1937
  • Odeon Cinema under construction, 1937
  • Odeon Cinema under construction, 1937
  • Odeon Cinema under construction, 1937
  • Odeon Cinema under construction, 1937
  • Odeon Cinema under construction, 1937
  • Official opening tomorrow
  • Old and new graffiti in the Queen's building, 2013
  • Old and new graffiti in the Queen's building, 2013
  • Old and new graffiti in the Queen's building, 2013
  • On the roof of Alexandra House, late 1990s
  • On the roof of Alexandra House, late 1990s
  • Palais de Danse
  • Pfister and Vogel Warehouse
  • Pfister and Vogel Warehouse, 2002
  • Pfister and Vogel Warehouse, 2002
  • Pfister and Vogel Warehouse, 2002
  • Pfister and Vogel Warehouse, 2002
  • Pfister and Vogel Warehouse, 2012
  • Photograph of the Queen's Building
  • Premier House, 2003
  • Premier House, 2003
  • Premier House, 2003
  • Premier House, 2003
  • Premier House, 2003
  • Premier House, 2003
  • Premier House, 2003
  • Premier House, 2003
  • Rowley's and Courtauld's, c.2000
  • Rowley's fire, 1911
  • Rowley's fire, 1911
  • Rutland Street, 2002
  • Rutland Street, opposite Odeon Cinema, 1983.
  • Rutland Street, opposite Odeon Cinema, 1983.
  • Rutland Street/Wimbledon Street courtyard, late 1990s
  • Socks made by Cherub
  • St George's Church (Serbian Orthodox), 1996
  • St George's Church, Christmas 1981
  • St George's Church, handover to Serbian Orthodox Church, 1983
  • St George's Churchyard war memorial, undated
  • St George's Churchyard, 1966
  • St George's Mills, 1927
  • Stonemasons working on the renovation of St George's Church tower, 1986
  • The completed Freeman, Hardy and Willis building
  • The door to the G-Spot club, the Queen's Building, 2006.
  • The G-Spot club in 2009, situated in the Queen's Building.
  • The Great Fire, St. George's, Leicester, Oct. 5th 1911
  • The Leicester Secular Hall
  • The Queen's Building 2009, detail of the decoration.
  • The Queen's Building 2009, detail of the decoration.
  • The Queen's Building 2009, detail of the windows
  • The Queen's Building 2012, the G-Spot has left the building which is again available to let
  • The Queen's Building 2012, the G-Spot has left the building which is again available to let
  • The Queen's Building and G-Spot, 2002
  • The Queen's Building, 2003
  • The Queen's building, 2013
  • The Queen's Building, detail of the front, 2004
  • Two newspaper cuttings from the Leicester Mercury  regarding the Woodworkers' Trading Company.
  • Urray House, 2004
  • Urray House, 2004
  • Urray House, 2004
  • Urray House, 2005
  • Victorian factory is back in fashion
  • Victorian grandeur: original 1880's warehouse of Freeman, Hardy and Willis
  • Warehouse to be turned into a hotel
  • Wholesale Fruit and Vegetable Market, 1969
  • Wimbledon House, 1974.
  • Wimbledon House, 2004
  • Wimbledon Street, late 1990s
  • Wimbledon Street, late 1990s
  • Wimbledon Works, Leicester
  • Women at work in Rowley's, 1988
  • Women at work in Rowley's, 1993
  • Zoots
  • 5 Glossop cats.
  • 5712.mp3
  • An Imperial Typewriter.
  • 582.mp3
  • 583.mp3
  • 584.mp3
  • 608.mp3
  • 580.mp3
  • 586.mp3
  • 606.mp3
  • 585.mp3
  • 607.mp3
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  • Crowning of Cinderella at the Palais de Danse
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  • For the love of something
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  • contentdm-579.mp3
  • contentdm-599.mp3
  • contentdm-602.mp3
  • Love the life you live…live the life you love
  • Marginalia: graffiti, urban coding and the semiotics of the street.
  • contentdm-601.mp3
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  • contentdm-617.mp3
  • contentdm-618.mp3
  • contentdm-619.mp3
  • Textiles: spinning stories in Glossop's Mills
  • contentdm-620.mp3
  • contentdm-613.mp3
  • Wholesale Fruit and Vegetable Market, 1914
  • contentdm-623.mp3
  • Queen's Building.
  • Pfister and Vogel stonework.
  • New playground.
  • Magnum Exhibition Hall sign.
  • International Hotel customer parking entrance.
  • Graffiti with the Phoenix building in the background taken from alongside St George's Way.
  • Graffiti opposite The Shed.
  • Graffiti on the far edge of the Phoenix car park.
  • Graffiti on the far edge of the Phoenix car park alongside St George's Way.
  • Graffiti (smiley faces) in the Queen's building, the Dielectric, 2014
  • Graffiti (large faces) in the Queen's building, the Dielectric, 2014
  • Former International Hotel.
  • Curve Theatre interior.
  • By Studio 79 opposite the Phoenix car park.
  • A collection of newspaper cuttings from the Leicester Mercury regarding Johnson and Barnes Ltd. the knitwear manufacturers.
  • Alexandra House, 2014
  • Helsinki, 2014
  • LCB Depot from the courtyard.
  • Makers' Yard from the courtyard.
  • Phoenix, taken from alongside St George's Way.
  • Serbian Orthodox Church of St. George the Great Martyr.
  • Snooker.
  • Sosho nightclub from the corner
  • Sosho nightclub from the front with sign
  • Sosho nightclub from the front, sign and door
  • St. George's Church
  • St. George's Churchyard and the Rowley Building.
  • Studio 79.
  • Tannery sign at Queen Street car park.
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  • contentdm-6621.mp4
  • contentdm-659.mp4
  • contentdm-660.mp4
  • View from 19 Queen Street.
  • Wimbledon House doorway.
  • Rowley's factory building.
  • Queen Street car park.
  • A collection of newspaper cuttings from the Leicester Mercury regarding Faire Brothers Ltd.
titleAthena, 2002
descriptionColour photograph of 1930s former Odeon Cinema, now Athena conference and entertainment venue.
placeLeicester -- Southampton Street; Leicester -- Rutland Street;
typePhotograph
period2000-2009;
publisherUnpublished
themesConservation and urban regeneration; Cultural life;
Digitisation noteDigitised by the University of Leicester during 08/2013 with permission of Colin Hyde.
rightsYou may use this item in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 UK: England & Wales License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/uk/
Metadata licenseYou can re-use this metadata record under a Creative Commons Zero ‘no rights reserved’ licence: http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0
Contact notePlease contact library@le.ac.uk with enquiries
CreatedTue, 28 Jan 2014
ModifiedWed, 10 Sep 2014 11:24