An east-west ambience

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August 17, 2017 17:04

... in a superbly designed Jerusalem hotel.




Sensitive to the objections of residents, Isrotel built the hotel well off the street on Emek Refaim

Sensitive to the objections of residents, Isrotel built the hotel well off the street on Emek Refaim.. (photo credit:ISROTEL)

It’s the old story: There wasn’t much that veterans in the neighborhood could do to prevent changes in the commercial area.

Shops changed hands and assumed different identities. Newcomers infiltrated the area and did away with the quaint concepts of yesteryear, introducing sleek new designs in their stead. As attractive as they were, they didn’t quite fit and looked out of place. But in time, people got used to the intrusion – mainly because they had no option.

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