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The lonely giant of Taipei skyline is about to get some company

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 05:50

Nan Shan Plaza, the first of the new buildings to come up near Taipei 101 (above), is scheduled to be completed at the end of 2017. The new high-rises will stand roughly half the height of the 1,667-foot tower


THE Taipei 101 building, which was for five years the world's tallest, has towered over the Taiwanese capital for more than a decade. Very much a build-it-and-they-will-come venture, the 1,667-foot tower was erected in one of the city's least built-up areas, Xinyi District, as a

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