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Built in 1930, this striking building on Mosque Street was a major centre of activity for the Khoja Ismaili community up to the 1960s along with the Aga Khan Library built in 1934, and Aga Khan Girl’s School in 1935.
Hamid Mansion on the corner of Mosque and Mshihiri streets is a fine example of Dar’s architectural style from the early sixties. Its stylish ‘egg-box’ window units are inspired by the innovations of the French architect Le Corbusier.
Being adjacent to the famous New Zahir restaurant you can admire its fine details with a belly full of delicious fried chicken or biryani.
As ever, if anyone has any information or stories about this building, please let me know!