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Yerevan’s Lost Cultural Heritage.

Via The Armenian Observer Blog

I must confess, that I like the modern image of Yerevan, its Northern Avenue and the shiny buildings.

I am aware, of course, of Northern Avenue’s bitter history of the past 5-6 years, when old buildings occupying an area of 80 hectares were demolished, while the local residents were forcefully drawn out, getting as compensation half the money necessary to buy housing in the center. And the process went on, despite years of protests by the residents…


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