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    Default Queen Square, c1964

    I remember the final death throes of Queen Square back in the mid-1970s. I was about to move into the old Grapes Hotel, on the corner of Wood Street and Whitechapel, to set up the Open Eye arts project, and I attended an auction at the Stork Hotel (the white building at the far end [...]


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    Great pic' again Colin! I remember "Open Eye" well,doing a photography course there! And thanks for reminding me, of the name of the pub,the "Grapes"! It's amazing how quickly the names,etc,are forgotten!

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    Fine image Colin

    The Queen Square market stalls were replaced by car parking spaces as many will recall at the time of the Liverpool bus gyratory. Here's a selection of images from the 1980's.

    http://www.yoliverpool.com/forum/sho...-Park-Panorama
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    I'm expecting Clint Eastwood to come round the corner on his horse.

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    Great pic Colin. Some pics of Queen Square in all its glory as the fruit and veg wholesale market on the current page of the pubs thread.
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