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Karantina 1880 Horsh Beirut 1889. Beirut - Ein El Mreisseh in 1890: college hall in AUB (upper right) was already built..with its clock tower.

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1 Karantina 1880 Horsh Beirut 1889

2 Beirut - Ein El Mreisseh in 1890: college hall in AUB (upper right) was already built..with its clock tower

3 Sahat Al Bourj (now Martyrs' Square), 1890

4 Sahat Al Bourj, now Martyrs' square, circa 1898

5 Beirut train station in 1896 & 2008

6 Gemmayzeh near Sahat Al Bourj, circa 1900

7 Hawd El Wilayeh school, 1900 Same today…

8 Port of Beirut, 1909

9 Beirut horch (pine wood), 1914

10 Bab Essaraya 1920: Hotel Le Gray now near annahar Building

11 The wall of Beirut, The remains of the wall of Beirut near what is now Riad Solh sq, the Area was still called by the Beirutis Assour or Al-sour (the wall) until 1975

12 Rue de Douyane - Orosdi Beick Department Store 1912

13 Rue Georges Picot, 1920 : Where the Starco Center is now, It used to be the Collège Protestant.

14 Rue Weygand, corner Foch, 1930 : you can see Municipality of Beirut at the right side and the Masjid Al-Omari at left side

15 Sahat Al Bourj, now Martyrs' square, circa 1930

16 Bourj/Martyrs square, 1935

17 Emir Bechir st Ahwet El Ejez on the right corner

18 Place des Martyrs, 1942 A Christian and a Muslim Lebanese women holding hands. This monument was removed after the construction of the Martyrs Monument in the 50's

19 Bab Idriss, 1945

20 Nejmeh Square, 1950 : View toward Maarad st. and Hussein El-Ahdab st.

21 Zeitouneh, 1950

22 Crossroads rue Maurice Barrès, rue de l'armée & rue du Patriarche Hoayek, 1952: Grand Sérail on the right, Armenian church in the middle, Anglican church on the left.

23 Beirut Municipality, 1952

24 Ain Mraisseh, 1953 Students demonstration John Kennedy Ave

25 Horsh – Hyppodrome 1954

26 Souk elKandarjieh 1955

27 entrance of Souk elArman1955

28 Verdun (now building where are Sipes, Alain Aflelou and Jammal trust Bank) 1958

29 Rebels in Basta, A Lebanese tradition

30 Basta, 1958

31 Lebanese Army on Bliss st. near IC, 1958

32 Airport road, 1958 replaced now by illegal construction

33 Beirut Intl. airport in 1960

34 Phoenicia Hotel under construction, 1961

35 Phoenicia Hotel inaugurated, 1964

36 3attarein Street - Beirut Souk, 1965

37 Corner of Allenby street & Souk El-Joukh 1965

38 Nejmeh Square, 1965

39 Going to Basta from Riad Solh square in 1965.

40 Beirut, 1974: Lebanese Jewish students coming back from the Alliance Israélite school.

41 Ain tineh 1974

42 Carlton Hotel (Raouche) 1974

43 Riad El-Solh sq, 1974

44 Nejmeh Square, 1974 : notice that the El-Abd clock tower was moved in the late 60's to Corniche Al Nahr in order to make place to Roman ruins.

45 From 1975 time stopped……… and memories werent needed anymore


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