Here we take a look back at some of the city’s most famous landmarks of yesteryear.
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The building opened on July 4, 1895. From 1900 it became the Hippodrome Theater which closed in 1960 and reopened in 1963 as the ABC Theater. In December 2002, the building began its life as the Syndicate Night Club, closing in 2010, and the building was finally demolished in August 2015.
Originally known as the Alhambra Theater when it opened in 1899, the building was sold to the Blackpool Tower Company in July 1903 and opened in 1904 as the Palace Theater. It was demolished in 1961.
The 1960s bus station ceased to operate services from this site in 2002. In 2006, the bus station was intended for demolition, but was retained as part of the 227 million euro redevelopment – the Talbot Gateway project – to revitalize the region.
Opened as “Hounds Hill” on April 6, 1863, the building was later renamed “Blackpool Central” in 1878. The station closed on November 2, 1964 and was partially used as a bingo hall in its later years before d to be demolished in 1973.