Home Tags History

Tag: history

Grand Sofar Hotel: A case for preservation

At a time when so many historic sites are being demolished in Lebanon, it's refreshing to see that some in the country are also...

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...

Residents vow to protect historic steps from developers

A protest was held last night in Mar Mikhael after residents learned that a historic passageway through their neighborhood was being eyed by developers.Residents...

Checkered Sanayeh building to come down?

For years, an odd checkered building has been lying abandoned across the street from the Ministry of Interior on Spears Street. Recently it was...

We once made trains

Did you know Lebanon has over 100 years of locomotive history? Neither did I and that's why I'm so glad I attended today's lecture...