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Race Against Time: How luxury developers are wiping out ancient Beirut

A version of this story was published in Monocle Magazine, August 2018 By Habib Battah Just...

Roman city wall removed from Beirut site

A rare and well-preserved ancient Roman wall that once surrounded Beirut has been dismantled. Photography of the site is not allowed, but from the...

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...

Join events this week to help save Beirut heritage sites

Beirut activists are fighting hard to preserve two of the city's key heritage sites and you can support them by attending a series of...

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...

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...

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...

Panel to challenge Boutros Road

The Civil Coalition Against the Boutros Highway is hosting a panel and discussion this Tuesday on the battle against the $75 municipality-led project that...