Last Saturday afternoon I did visit an afternoon-party at the Shampina Bar on Rothschild Boulevard 32. The place was crowded and swinging with the ‘to be seen folks’ of Tel Aviv. You will find the Shampina in the once Ben Nahum Hotel, the beautiful building with this special roof-top on the corner of Rothschild Boulevard and Allenby Street, designed in… Read more →
For the first time ever, there will be a ‘Zombie Walk’ Night in Tel Aviv. This ‘bloody’ event will be on Thursday, March 17th. from 22.30 until 01.30 along Rothschild Boulevard (start at the corner of Herzl Street and Rothschild Boulevard). Come, dress as a zombie and feel like in ‘Another World’ =)!!
I think every Tel Avivian knows this spot on the corner of Allenby Street 118 and Rothschild Boulevard: the beautiful building with this very special rooftop: the once Ben-Nahum Hotel, designed in 1921 by Tel Aviv’s first city-engineer Judah Magidovitch, who designed more then 500 (!) buildings in Tel Aviv, between 1919 and 1951. After the hotel closed, there have… Read more →
The Municipality of Tel Aviv started to build another (!!) enormous tower on the historic Rothschild Boulevard (the part between Herzl- and Allenby Street). Enough is enough, ain’t it??!! Were is ex-city engineer Israel Goodevitch? At least he had the guts(!!) to say no to highrise on the Boulevard…
An other historic icon in Tel Aviv is gone The Solel Boneh Arcade at Allenby Street no. 111, a covered passage-way, was designed in the 1950s by Dov Karmi and Arieh Sharon in a modernist style and came to symbolize the era. Within the arcade were 20 small businesses and the famous Tamar Cinema. The 3 upper-floors contained Soleh Boneh,… Read more →
Tel Aviv luxury towers continue to attract wealthy people from around the world. A Jewish billionaire purchased an apartment (600 square meters) at the new to build luxury tower at the Rothschild Boulevard no.17 (near Ahad-Ha’amstreet). The two old buildings (in the front of the tower) will be preserved. The tower will include 64 apartments. The land was purchased in… Read more →
For years and years, the 3rd ‘kiosk’ of Tel Aviv, on the corner of Rothschild Boulevard and Allenby Street was in a ‘shabby’ state. Just a few days ago, I saw to my suprise, that they started the restore this historic structure. It is never to late! ;-) [WOW! See the third kiosk in August 2009 HERE]