Here's a picture of the Old Provincial Office from No Cut News yesterday:
Compare that with how it looked in 1999, and up until construction got underway last year.
The plan to turn the area into a park is of course quite controversial, and yesterday people gathered outside the Old Provincial Hall to protest.
If you haven't yet, take a look at this post from Monday for more on the "Hub City of Asian Culture" plan that would re-vamp the most iconic spot in the city, including some interesting comments from the designer about what he was trying to do.
If you're here because you heard me on GFN this morning---during the 11:05 to 12:00 pm slot; listen at the website---browse the "Jeollanam-do" and the "English in the news" categories, because they're my bread and butter. Or feel free to just start from the September 18, 2007 post and work your way up through all of them.