Along came a couple hundred skyscrapers

30.05.2011                      26.Ijar, 5771                      Tag 41 des Omer

Stadtplanung:

Along came a couple hundred skyscrapers

A new plan for Tel Aviv's northern quarter would see tens of thousands of new apartments in hundreds of towers. The city, which had been planning a more muted makeover of the area, is not happy to oblige.

A new plan for north Tel Aviv would see 38,000 new housing units in 200 towering skyscrapers and Sde Dov Airport driven into the sea. The plan, being promoted by lawyer Abie Neeman and the architect Israel Goodovitch, runs in sharp contrast to another vision for the area, which covers the area from the airport to the Glilot interchange, being promoted by the city….