There appears to be a lot of interesting ruins being dug up at the new Safi Gardens development.
The residential project occupies two plots at the edge of the Solidere area, at the intersection of George Haddad Street and the General Chehab (ring) highway, just across the street from Bourj Al Ghazal tower.
The site was a parking lot at the lower right corner of this obviously dated Google Map:
Today both plots have been excavated with colorful branded construction walls:
Here is a wide shot of the site (center right) with Bourj Ghazal tower in the background:
Upon approach we can see several white tarps inside the walls, used to provide shade for archeologists:
We can see dozens of plastic crates behind the workers. These are typically used to store relics, so there could be many here:
(Have another look at the first photo of this post for a closer view of the crates)
While it’s great that the archeologists are at work, I was a bit concerned to a see a massive steam shovel on site: