Tel Aviv (2)

Later in the morning we went on an official tour of the White City with Michael Levin, an architectural historian and pupil of Reyner Banham who used the term as the title for an exhibition White City:  International Style Architecture in Israel held in 1984 at the Tel Aviv Museum and internationally which celebrated the style and its use in Tel Aviv.   Most of what we saw was either on, or on the streets very close to, Rothschild Boulevard:-

As we walked south, the style turned less Bauhaus, more free form art deco:-

In the afternoon, we saw the survival of the style in the rougher neighbourhood where some of the more avant garde art galleries now are in south Tel Aviv:-


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