But while these institutions may have physically disappeared, many of us still remember them. From the strange nights hosted at Josephine's to the mecca of all toy shops, Redgates, we take a look back at the treasures the city has lost over the years.
5. Music Factory, closed early 2000s
Music factory was a must for all Sheffield house lovers, and got extra points for its quirky location - inside an old library. The club was later re-named as "Bed" before the building was demolished to make way for retail units.
Photo: Steve Ellis
6. Rare and Racy bookshop, closed 2017
One of Sheffield's most beloved independent book, art and music shops, Rare and Racy was forced to close in 2017 after 48 years of trading due to the pressures of modern high-street trading.
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7. Josephine's, closed early 2000s
Josephine's had a strange - but legendary - reputation in Sheffield as a club cum restaurant cum wine bar. It had a strict door policy, so punters were never quite sure whether they'd get in or not.
Photo: Chris Holt
8. the Boardwalk,Sheffield
The Boardwalk was a music venue that hosted scores of huge names over the years, including AC/DC, the Clash, the Sex Pistols and The Arctic Monkeys. The latter's first music demo was even titled "Beneath the Boardwalk."
Photo: Stuart Hastings