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Israel: White City by Stefan Boness (85 images)

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Founded in 1909 as the first 'Jewish City' to be established in Palestine as part of the burgeoning Zionist project, Tel Aviv (meaning 'Spring Mound') was intended as a symbol of revival and modernity. Directly north of the ancient city of Yaffo and facing the eastern Mediterranean it was meant as a counterpoint to the weighty conservatism of Jerusalem further inland.

With the rise of Nazism in Germany in the late 1920 and 1930s, a steady stream of young, adventurous architects...
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