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    LONDON‚ CAPITAL OF GREAT BRITAIN London is thti capital of Great Britain‚ its political‚ economic‚ and commercial centre. It lies in the valley of the Thames and stretches for over 30 miles from east to west. London is an ancient city. It grew up around the first point where the Roman invaders found the Thames narrow enough to build a bridge. So they found a small Seltic settlement then known as Londinium and by AD300 they had turned it into a separate port and an important trading centre.

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    Modern Architecture and the Modern City- Barbican‚ London Chamberlin‚ Powel and Bon had very little experience being architects‚ after giving up teaching at Kingston University‚ they formed a partnership to tackle the challenge of the Barbican project. Between 1954 and 1968 Chamberlin‚ Powel and Bon (CP & B) created four finished plans which was later modified to a further fifth plan. However with the complexity of the scheme seven official plans were drawn up over this time. With each plan

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    London Essay

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    development site within the City of London‚ critically appraise the extent to which that development delivers successful modern property development whilst at the same time respecting the historic sense of identity of the City of London as identified by Glinert. The City of London sometimes referred to as ‘the square mile’ denotes the area within the original old walled city built by the Romans in about AD50.1 One can still see evidence of roman heritage by visiting the London wall‚ built in around

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    London Bridge

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    When people in the United States today hear the term "London Bridge‚" they are most likely to think of one of the most peculiar sights anywhere within the United States that of the London Bridge in Lake Havasu City‚ Arizona. Surrounded by faked-up Tudor buildings and busloads of tourists‚ the large bridge is dwarfed by the majesty of the desert Southwest. The entire enterprise stands as a monument to a deep human appreciation for irony‚ for what else could explain the immense cost and energy that

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    Retail in London

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    Retail in London: Working Paper F International Comparisons of Retail March 2006 copyright Greater London Authority March 2006 Published by Greater London Authority City Hall The Queen’s Walk London SE1 2AA www.london.gov.uk enquiries 020 7983 4000 minicom 020 7983 4458 ISBN 1 85261 842 6 Cover photographs © Macy’s‚ Zara and Hayley Madden This publication is printed on recycled paper. For more information about this publication‚ please contact: GLA Economics telephone 020 7983 4922 email

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    The Great Fire of London

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    The Great Fire of London‚ which occurred in September of 1666‚ completely devastated the city of London‚ leaving one-sixth of its population homeless and destroying a large swath of the city‚ including St. Paul’s Cathedral. In Adrian Tinniswood’s novel‚ By Permission of Heaven: The True Story of the Great Fire of London‚ he argued that the majority of Londoners saw the fire as either an act of terrorism or as an act of God. Those who believed the act of terrorism theory blamed the fire on England’s

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    London Research Paper

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    arrive in the most beautiful city on Earth. As you cross the London Bridge‚ you see the Eye of London‚ the worlds largest Ferris wheel‚ and Big Ben at the Tower of London. The architecture is amazing‚ and even the trees have a different kind of beauty. There is no doubt that the beauty and liveliness of this city makes it a perfect place to live. If I could pick one place to live for the rest of my life and be totally content‚ I would pick the countryside just outside of London. I have never visited a

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    Red London Analysis

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    parallel London’s – Grey London‚ Red London‚ White London and Black London. Grey‚ Red‚ and White all have a fixed point‚ they all feature a tavern in the same exact spot – The Stone’s Thrown in Grey London‚ The Setting Sun in Red London and The Scorched Bone in White. In order to travel through the different London’s‚ you must travel in order. So‚ if you want to travel to White London‚ you must first travel to Red London and create a door to White London. Although all the cities may be formed on the

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    The Great Fire of London

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    the Bubonic plague‚ which had decimated the population and ruined the living conditions‚ the Great Fire of London struck the medieval city at the end of a dry summer in 1666. The fire started as an innocent blaze in a bakery‚ but due to lack of immediate response‚ turned into a giant inferno that raged for 3 days and ravaged London (Tinniswood 42). Despite the suspicions of the paranoid city dwellers‚ the official statement issued by the Parliament on the cause of the Fire was that “nothing hath yet

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    Kerrie Neal James Grubb History 111 May 3rd 2013 The BlackBerry Riots In the summer of 2011‚ the city of London‚ England was disheveled. With what started as a simple police brutality protest soon turned the city upside down with riots clustering in almost every borough. Parliament abruptly returned from their summer holidays to quickly address the chaos dismantling their city’s wellbeing. Just under 2‚000 riot related arrests were made by the Metropolitan police and just under 4‚000 throughout

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