Working in the glass and concrete jungle section of London is not without its charms. The high, vaulted ornate ceilings of Leadenhall Market, a decent variety of lunchtime choices, odd tiny corners of park created pretty much exclusively for people in need of some vitamin D after being locked up inside for hours upon hours underneath flickering florescent.
City of London is a tiny slice of the actual city, which expanded from this central Thames-side spot to gobble up other nearby cities and villages to become the behemoth that it is today. It is mostly skyscrapers now, with small reminders here and there of the Roman past.
Also, views like these:
London, while growing, is much lower than NYC. From low heights such as the 9th floor, you can get really lovely views, this one including the Tower of London and Tower Bridge. Views like these are a real productivity killer.