• Demolition of Afrikians’ House resumed (video)

    The dismantling of the Afrikians’ House, one of the old buildings in the Armenian capital included on a government list of properties subject to demolition, resumed in the morning.

    A group of activists have again gathered outside the building to prevent the demolition. In the meantime, the workers continue their work.

    The Afrikian Club Building is a unique late 19th-20th century structure listed among architectural heritage of national importance which is today included on a government list of properties subject to demolition.

    Starting from June 9, 2014 the contractor agency started to dismantle the building.  Thanks to the efforts of a few dozens of citizens, professionals and media it has been possible to abort the dismantling attempts so far.

     

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