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Beirut's Heritage Buildings

This guide aims to list some of Beirut's heritage buildings and provide resources to assist researchers with their needs on this specific topic.

Boustani house, the first steel frame house in Beirut, was built in 1873 by Salim Habib Boustani and commissioned by an Italian architect. This hybrid Lebanese-Italian style heritage mansion is in the heart of Mar Mikhael's main street.            

                           Boustani house                      

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Massad Stairs, an iconic gem of Beirut dating back to the early 20th century, connect Mar Mikhael and Jeitawi. The stairs were placed on the list of historical buildings in 2014. 

                                           Massad Stairs                 

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Hidden gems in Mar Mikhaël.

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A view of old and traditional buildings on Armenia Street, Mar Mikhael.

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