Sarkozy's skyscraper vision clouded by debt crisis

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Paris's Praetorium, a tall office block opened in 2009, was the first step in President Sarkozy's revitalisation plan for La Défense. Today, it's still empty.

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Paris's Praetorium, a seven-story office building that opened in 2009, was hailed as the first step in President Nicolas Sarkozy's plan to revitalize the city's La Defense skyscraper district. Today, it's still empty.