Tel Aviv's center still looks like a third world city - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mike P.
    • 12.04.12 | 10:29 (IDT)

    European tourists waiting to visit " The White City" of Tel Aviv are puzzled when they encounter the actual " brown" one. Some renovation has been done but,has anyone walked around King George or Allenby? It's full of much-decayed formerly beautiful buildings in an awful state. Only in Cuba I've seen such a state of urban abandonment. Even in (supposedly) " chic" Rothschild boulevard there are tons of rundown buildings and dirty façades galore. Let's hope the renovation proccess does not stop; this could be a very nice city but sadly, it's still a drab and ugly one.

    from the article: A tale of two Israeli cities, with renovations and missed chances
    First published 01:02 11.04.12 | Last updated 01:02 11.04.12
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