All posts tagged "Dongdaemun"

  • Dongdaemun Design Plaza, built on the former site of the Dongdaemun Baseball Stadium in northern Seoul, is scheduled to open to the public on March 21. (Korea Times photo by Shin Sang-soon)
    New landmark at Dongdaemun to glitz up Seoul

    By Joel Lee Was it a good idea to demolish a historic baseball stadium in Dongdaemun in Seoul and build a multi-purpose museum and convention center there? The answer to the question will be available soon as...

    • Posted February 3, 2014
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    Dongdaemun Design Plaza opens to media

    Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul is open to journalists, Friday, ahead of its opening slated for March 21. The 29-meter tall plaza is the world’s largest atypical four-story building with three underground floors. It was constructed on...

    • Posted January 10, 2014
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  • Modern day Dongdaemun night market
    Dongdaemun, Korea’s fashion mecca, tells a unique story

    By Kim, Hye-sung Tourist attractions reveal a nation’s lifestyle, ideas and socio-political changes. Dongdaemun, Korea’s fashion mecca, also tells us a unique story. Today, Dongdaemun is one of the most popular destinations for foreigners, especially Japanese and...

    • Posted November 14, 2013
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  • Designer Kim Hong-bum who has appeared in three consecutive seasons at N.Y. Fashion Week
    From Dongdaemun to the NYC Catwalk

    Designer Kim Hong-bum talks about two secrets of success By Park Jin-hai Kim Hong-bum, 34, is a star among designers who run small booth-like fashion stores in Dongdaemun street. He has achieved what all dream of. With...

    • Posted October 25, 2013
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