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The City

An area in London that forms the center of its financial district. The City is legally called "the City of London" and once formed the entirety of London. The Bank of England, the London Stock Exchange and Lloyd's, among others, are headquartered in the City. In the 1800s, the City was the world's primary financial center and it remains very important. Because of its influence on the wider financial world, the City is often used as a byword for the financial industry in the United Kingdom and its lobbyists. The sheer amount of money traded in the City renders it vitally important to the global economy as well. Interestingly, both businesses and individuals may vote in City elections.

City (of London)

the centre of the UK's FINANCIAL SYSTEM, embracing the MONEY MARKETS (commercial banks, etc.), CAPITAL MARKET (STOCK EXCHANGE), FOREIGN EXCHANGE MARKET, COMMODITY MARKETS and INSURANCE MARKETS. The City of London is also a major international financial centre and earns Britain substantial amounts of foreign exchange on exports of financial services.
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The approach is extended to new streetscapes as well as established streets, with rules and standards seemingly often applied without reference to context or townscape principles.
Similar criticisms can be levelled at most players involved in the creation and management of streetscapes, while examples of successful co-ordination are few and far between.
The City of Bridgeport is seeking to identify and select Design/Builders and Design/Build teams to provide Professional Architectural, Engineering and Construction Services for several Streetscape projects using its Complete Streets Program within the City of Bridgeport currently identified and others to be identified in the future.
Providing services required for the development of a downtown master plan to include a streetscape project, demolition of two downtown buildings and development of a downtown park, green space and parking.
The selected firm must have considerable experience in downtown master planning, streetscape and park design and development, and a track record of successful projects for multiple clients.
Kuhl and his firm have garnered wide acclaim for projects ranging from streetscapes and atriums to parks and large-scale master plans.
The first phase of the firm's streetscape improvements in the Village of Mineola began three years ago with the redesign of Main Street and Second Street.
The exterior architecture is designed to suggest the traditional urban multi-level architecture commonly seen in upscale Manhattan streetscapes, with multipane windows and tailored brick facades.
With architectural descriptions, personal reminiscences by those who worked and shopped on the avenue, and vintage photographs of landmarked buildings, department store display windows, and streetscapes, the book will appeal to all who have a special place in their hearts for New York's most famous avenue.
On August 20th, Yang Xiaoqi, director of the Shenmu Municipal People's Congress Standing Committee of Shaanxi Province, led a delegation to investigate the renovation of the streetscape and the shantytown renovation project in the Zhungeer Economic Development Zone.
The delegation watched the renovation of the streetscape facade of the main roads in the development zone.
The City of Buffalo will use a grant of up to $2 million for a portion of streetscape and infrastructure development costs in downtown Buffalo to advance and improve traffic flow and connectivity.