First i was in 2006 in the CBD of Beijing. It was a big construction site. 2 month ago i was again in Beijing. What i expected was a vibrant CBD. 9 years have past, but it was not as vibrant as i have expected. On the other side of the big street they build the CCTV headquarte, but the entire area is closed for public.
I hope when they finish the entire complex around the CITIC plaza and connect it to the rest it will become much better.
What the CBD needs is a big public space where you can sit and look at the skyscraper, also more shopping malls would be great.
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