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My parent and all my family are from Blackpool and on the way from Preston to visit family me and my sister would compete to be the first to spot the tower. The Lancashire coastline is not alone in trying to find a new identity for itself as a destination; the decline of the British seaside town is increasingly common with accessibility to warmer climes easier and easier. This cheeky rip-off of a slightly more famous French tower demonstrates the possibility of architecture to encapsulate a bit of cheek, wit, and extravagance which is essentially what the best of Blackpool and the British seaside continues to be.