An injection of art

Include a visit to the lobby and halls of the charmingly renovated Marina Hotel as part of an unusual, circular stroll along Rehov Hayarkon.

July 21, 2011 17:37
Marina Hotel

Marina Hotel 5214. (photo credit: Shmuel Bar-Am)


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Every city has its white elephants. In Tel Aviv, the most obvious one would definitely be Kikar Atarim. Completed in 1975 and planned as a combination parking lot and shopping mall right on the beach, the project turned out to be a disaster.

Architecturally, it belongs to the “Brutalism School,” and it doesn’t take much imagination to figure out why. Indeed, former Tel Aviv mayor Shlomo Lahat is often quoted as saying that during the Gulf War he hoped a Scud missile would fall on Kikar Atarim, and the whole enterprise collapse.


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