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September 22, 1991 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The gigantic office building, its 800-foot, 50-story exterior clad in stainless steel and topped by a shining pyramid, gleams in the sunlight, a monumental new London landmark towering over the satellite buildings around it. This is Canary Wharf, centerpiece of the London Docklands redevelopment along the lower Thames River. It is Europe's largest urban renewal project.
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BUSINESS
September 22, 1991 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The gigantic office building, its 800-foot, 50-story exterior clad in stainless steel and topped by a shining pyramid, gleams in the sunlight, a monumental new London landmark towering over the satellite buildings around it. This is Canary Wharf, centerpiece of the London Docklands redevelopment along the lower Thames River. It is Europe's largest urban renewal project.
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May 22, 1993 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The British tend to lag in public works projects, with superhighways, high-speed train lines and airport links running years behind equivalent construction on the Continent. Much-needed projects take years to be formulated and then are subjected to complaints by residents and changes by politicians. Interminable arguments, revisions and delays are often the result.
NEWS
November 1, 1987 | TYLER MARSHALL, Times Staff Writer
With a quick smile and light banter, Ruby Joseph flashed a glimpse of the moxie needed to survive in the heyday of London's fabled East End. Joseph, who has long since moved to the suburbs, leads tour groups on "cockney walks" through her old stomping grounds, but she admits that today, the East End--the heart of cockney London--is fast becoming history. "Just about everything I point out to people, it's either 'was' or 'used to be,' " she sighed.
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