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Foster + Partners. The firm has master-planned a $1.4 billion redevelopment of the landmark, which fell into decline after its conversion to a shopping mall in the 1980s.

The project, scheduled for completion in 2023, will largely preserve the building’s facade and repurpose original architectural elements such as the central glass-and-steel dome and a curved ironwork staircase. But the remainder is being demolished and rebuilt as a mixed-use complex with 139 residences, a Six Senses hotel and spa, a gym and swimming pool, a movie theater,

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