Tracey Emin abandons plans to demolish listed East End building

By Alice Ross

Artist praised for withdrawing proposal to knock down 1920s building in London to create modern five-storey house

Tracey Emin has scrapped a controversial plan to demolish a listed building to create a large home and studio space in Spitalfields, east London.

The decision has been praised by conservation groups, who overwhelmingly opposed Emin's proposal to knock down a 1920s building on Bell Lane and replace it with a modern five-storey house connected to her studio, designed by David Chipperfield Architects.

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