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In the suburb of Wolfen Nord, boards are nailed over the windows of old factories, and communist-era tower blocks stand empty.
Residents live in colored tower blocks, linked by walkways; also on-site is a nursery, a playground and a church.
Many of the wide avenues and tower blocks of the new city on the edge of the Gobi desert are still empty.
If the government can manage the shift in investment in Lanzhou without unleashing the excesses of the past decade, the city may eventually fill its empty tower blocks and once again become a bridgehead for China’s western development.
His legacy is one of huge, dispiriting tower blocks—the main focus of the book Maspero and Ms Frantz produced in 1989.
Seventy-one people were killed when a blaze engulfed a residential tower block in North Kensington, west London on June 14.
One aspect of the investigation will be the role of combustible aluminum cladding installed during a refurbishment to the 1970s tower block.
One of the largest Kurdistan flags in Irbil can be found draped over a large, hollowed-out luxury tower block.
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Definition of tower block for English Language Learners
: a very tall building that contains apartments or offices
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