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Will Renzo Piano’s new tower demolish an ancient city buried under...

"We will find where you live,"  a watchman yelled at me after taking a picture of ruins on his construction site. He had followed...

One of Beirut’s oldest blocks demolished

What had been one of the most beautiful and historic buildings on Jeanne d'Arc street will soon be gone. Here's a picture of it...

Historic Laziza brewery demolition begins, can it be stopped?

  A number of images are appearing on social media today documenting the demolition of one of Lebanon's first major factories and reportedly the oldest...

Demolition of Art Deco building resumes, despite governor’s order

Two years ago the Governor of Beirut issued an order to stop demolition of this historically listed Art Deco building in Gemmayze, and shared...

Inside Beit Beirut

Beit Beirut, Lebanon's first memory museum, is finally getting ready to open its doors. After at least a decade in delays, restoration work on...

What happened to Beirut’s “Shoreline Walk”?

One of the great things about the internet is that there is just so much floating around out there–like all the plans for Beirut...

Campaign to save “Red House”

It seems everywhere you turn in Hamra, there is a new tower coming up. None of them affordable so most are empty. The old...

Exhibit proposing coastal alternatives draws crowds

Government officials like to complain that activists love making noise but never propose actual solutions. This is especially true in Lebanon where the mayor...

Historic building demolition now near Phoenicia hotel

If you hurry, you might be able to get a glance of this historic facade before it is gone. The demolition is taking place on...

Rose House opening to the public

Next week, Beirut's storied "Rose House", which sits on a rare green hill overlooking the Mediterranean, will be open to the public for the...