Harry Potters London station gets a makeover

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first_img Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Sponsored Stories Get a lawn your neighbor will be jealous of The makeover is part of a wider redevelopment of King’s Cross and its surroundings. Once known as a seedy red-light district, the area around the station is being turned into upscale apartments and offices, including Google’s new London headquarters.(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Top Stories 4 ways to protect your company from cyber breaches New Valley school lets students pick career-path academiescenter_img Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober Four benefits of having a wireless security system Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement LONDON (AP) – London’s mayor has officially opened a spacious new square in front of London’s King’s Cross station, known to Harry Potter fans across the world as the home of the fictional Platform 9 3/4.The tree-studded square, unveiled Thursday, replaces a green metal canopy which had long marred the view of the Victorian railway station.King’s Cross dates back to the 1850s and handles some 47 million passengers annually. In J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books, student wizards use a secret platform at the station to board the train for Hogwarts school. Comments   Share   last_img

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