Sheffield played a crucial role in the Industrial Revolution, with many significant inventions and technologies developed in the city. In the 19th century, the city saw a huge expansion of its traditional cutlery trade, when stainless steel and crucible steel were developed locally, fuelling an almost tenfold increase in the population.

1. Arts Tower

10 Iconic Buildings that define the skyline of Sheffield - Arts Tower
Viewed from almost due East on Bolsover Street – The Arts Tower

Year: 1965
Type: University
Architect: Gollins, Melvin, Ward & Partners

2. Park Hill

10 Iconic Buildings that define the skyline of Sheffield - Park Hill
View of the building after Refurbishing- Park Hill

Year: 2011
Type: Civic
Architect: Jack Lynn Ivor Smith under J L Womersley

3. Sheffield City Hall

10 Iconic Buildings that define the skyline of Sheffield - Sheffield City Hall
The view from Barkers Pool- Sheffield City Hall

Year: 1997
Type: Government
Architect: E. Vincent Harris

4. Sheffield Town Hall

10 Iconic Buildings that define the skyline of Sheffield - Sheffield Town Hall
Front elevation of the Hall and Peace Garden – Sheffield Town Hall

Year: 1896
Type: Government
Architect: E. W. Mountford

5. Showroom Cinema

10 Iconic Buildings that define the skyline of Sheffield - Showroom Cinema
The exterior view of the workstation – Showroom Cinema

Year: 1993
Type: Commercial

6. Lyceum Theatre

10 Iconic Buildings that define the skyline of Sheffield - Lyceum Theatre
Lyceum Theatre

Year: 1897
Type: Proscenium
Architect: WGR Sprague

7. The Diamond

The Diamond
The view of the facade used in the exterior – The Diamond

Date: 2015
Type: University
Architect: Twelve Architects

8. Crucible Theatre

Crucible Theatre
The main entrance to the building – Crucible Theatre

Year: 1971
Type: Thrust Stage
Location: 55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield, S1 1DA, England

9. The Soundhouse

The Soundhouse
The cladding with rubber and stainless steel in the exterior – The sound house

Type: Educational
Architect: Jefferson Sheard Architects

10. St Paul’s Tower

St Paul's Tower
St Paul’s Tower

Year: 2010
Type: Residential
Architect: Conran & Partners

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