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Please note that these Hall of Shame nominations were written in a moment in time (most over a decade ago) and likely have since changed or even been transformed. If the above entry is now great, or still not so great, go ahead and comment below on how it has evolved or nominate it as a great place.

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GLA Building (City Hall) and Plaza

London

United Kingdom

Contributed by 
Project for Public Spaces
 on 
September 4, 2003
December 14, 2017

A dreary, dull building not worthy of being the City Hall of a great city.

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Why it doesn't work?

There may be many important innovations in this building, but when you see it for the first time, it is very dreary and dull. It also seems so minor a building for such a grand city. It has a terrible sunken plaza that is only good for skateboarders and skaters. We think the building should be replaced with a building worthy of being the "City Hall" of a great city. Move out or replace.

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GLA Building (City Hall) and Plaza
GLA Building (City Hall) and Plaza
GLA Building (City Hall) and Plaza
GLA Building (City Hall) and Plaza
GLA Building (City Hall) and Plaza
GLA Building (City Hall) and Plaza
GLA Building (City Hall) and Plaza
GLA Building (City Hall) and Plaza

*Please note that these Hall of Shame nominations were written in a moment in time (most over a decade ago) and likely have since changed or even been transformed. If the above entry is now great, or still not so great, go ahead and comment below on how it has evolved or nominate it as a great place.

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