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Canary Wharf, London

The decision to develop Canary Wharf at a dense urban scale enabled the creation of a walkable, transit-based district that has gradually challenged the City as London’s financial heart. Canary Wharf’s large scale has enabled financial institutions, particularly those requiring the large-plate trading floors hard to find in the city center, to maintain their headquarters in London. This, in turn, has ensured London’s continued financial centrality to the EU and beyond.

(Source: som.com)

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