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Photo essay: Phase one of the expedition in appreciation of Manchetser

Shahireh S
December 1, 2006

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On 15 June 1996 an IRA bomb destroyed parts of the shopping area in central Manchester. A few years later the city centre was reopened with some of the old architecture being replaced by new structures. As a result Manchester city centre is now a place where buildings centuries apart are standing shoulder to shoulder. Despite my original assumption, old and new are brought together in a contrasting yet compatible manner. Don't just take my word for it; see the beauty of this striking combination for yourselves. Let me know what you think.

St. Ann's Square is one of colourful and prestigious shopping areas in Manchester.
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