Would-be tower of finance becomes home to thousands

04/25/2014 | Atlantic online, The

Venezuela's "Tower of David" was meant to be a high-rise office complex for financial-sector workers, but the skyscraper was left unfinished after a banking crisis, and squatters eventually moved in. This photo-essay explores life in the 45-story tower, where thousands have built themselves apartments, recreational spaces and access to electricity and water.

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