"The Mayor has revived proposals originally put forward in the Nineties. The original plans were by French architect Antoine Grumbach, who won a competition by the Royal Academy to design a habitable bridge and proposed building it between Waterloo and Blackfriars."
"...Mr Johnson has said the £80million cost of building a "living bridge" could be found from the sale of properties on it."
"...Mr Grumbach's designs had the bridge suspended from twin 35-storey towers on the north side of the river, containing flats with views over the city.
It would be the first time London had a bridge with residential and commercial properties in 178 years - since the buildings on London Bridge were torn down."
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