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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...

Ghalghoul: a neighborhood erased

Before and after pictures were at the heart of the project to rebuild downtown Beirut following the Lebanese war. These images filled the pages...

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...

Police demolish fishermen homes: “The Israelis treated us better”

This kind of destruction is usually caused by a war or natural disaster. But this was Beirut this morning: no air strikes, no foreign...

Losing Aabrine, erasing a neighborhood

Gabriel Daher, who is known for posting beautiful images of old Beirut, posted something a bit different today. The photo above appears to be...

Lord’s Hotel coming down

This old Ras Beirut hotel has been abandoned for a few years and now looks to be coming down for good. Notice the top...

Activists harassed as demolition continues in Gemmazye

Despite a cessation order posted yesterday by Beirut's governor, demolition works have continued today at a historic Art Deco building in Gemmayze. One activist...

Update: Beirut governor halts demolition work at Gemmayze building

In a Facebook post last night, Beirut Governor Ziad Chebib shared an order from his office to halt demolition works on the Art Deco...