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hamid mansion

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!

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street level coverThe good news is that the Street LevelĀ book, is just about to go to print. Copies should be available in Dar from mid june. Watch this space for more information on the launch date, events and outlets. If you would like to reserve a copy please email sarahindar@gmail.com.

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