Park Hill Estate, Sheffield 3

Park Hill was opened in 1961, and replaced the ‘slum terraces’ with ‘streets in the sky’. While it was a conceptual and futuristic place, the estate actually drew ideas from traditional social requirements such as communal areas, pubs, schools, shops, and even walkways you could drive a milk float down. A popular place to live initially, within a couple of decades it had become run down, dangerous and was abandoned as a dated, failed experiment.


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