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De Stefano's Birmingham skyscraper 'gets the chop'

Chicago-based De Stefano + Partners' £400 million plans to build Europe's tallest skyscraper in Birmingham have been drastically cut back by the developer. The original landmark scheme at Arena Central was designed to reach 50 storeys, overtaking Cesar Pelli's One Canada Square. But new plans are likely to go no higher than 25 floors.

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