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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...

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...

Ancient ruins uncovered in the ‘digital district’

A wide range of ancient structures have been uncovered in downtown Beirut that may provide important clues to the city's millennia-old history. The...

Old East Village photos revisited with Google

Yes, this blog is mainly about Beirut, but I've added a new travel section to share some of my trips and the experiences that...

Demolition of Art Deco building begins in Gemmayze

The green screens have gone up and demolition work has already begun on the top floor. The wrecking crew is working by hand so...

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...

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