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KAS recalls decision to allow tall building near Acropolis

The board of the Central Archaeological Council (KAS) recalled its decision to allow a construction company to erect a new nine-floor building near the Acropolis, saying it would obstruct the view of the Acropolis Hill.

Municipal authority seeks protection of Athens skyline

The Athens municipal authority on Tuesday called on the government to amend new zoning regulations that threaten to inundate the Greek capital's skyline with tall buildings that obstruct views of its most important monument.