“Ach! The place is a hole, kowp the lot of them!”
We hear this a lot, so, without further eye-rolling ado, here’s some pictures of ‘before & after’ of various run down areas from around the globe, just to show you what CAN be done.
( Here’s some music while you peruse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCI5ig9QawU )
(Also, check this, our willingness to knock down our architectural heritage is raising eyebrows globally, go us! http://theglobalgrid.org/nothern-ireland-considering-demolition-of-historically-significant-listed-buildings/
After, now a hotel
New York City
Sefton Park, Liverpool
Strand Cinema, Belfast
Pakenham St, Belfast
Round Foundry, Leeds
York River warehouse, UK.
And now for something slightly different:
As usual, here’s the helpful footer regarding the northside development: email the planning department with your thoughts: firstname.lastname@example.orgRegeneration doesn't mean demolition.