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Avram Kamondo

Avram Kamondo bestowed many architectural Works to Istanbul The sad story of a Galata banker

THE GALATA BANKER HAD ALSO DRAWN ATTENTIONS WITH THE LOANS HE HAD GIVEN TO THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE ALONG WITH THE ARCHITEGTURAL WORKS HE HAD ADDED TO ISTANBUL SUCH AS KAMONDO STAIRS IN KARAKOY, KAMONDO BUSINESS CENTER IN GALATA. UNFORTUNATELY, THE STORY OF WEALTHY KAMONDO FAMILY ENDED IN AUSCHWITZ CONCENTRATION CAMP…

The Jewish banker Avram Kamondo who had bestowed many architectural works to Istanbul has quite a unique life story. The magnificent stairs across the former Otto-man Bank building in Galata and the Kamondo Busi┬Čness Center are only two of the works of art he had left to Istanbul… The mausoleum of this Istanbul lover in Haskoy is now left to delinquency.

WORKS OF ART CREATED IN ISTANBUL…

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