Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Unused for 30 years

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Shalom again!


I walked along some Jerusalem streets today in the German Colony and Bak'a.
Streets with names like Bethlehem Road, Hebron Road, and Emek Refa'im.

Whenever I see a normally-closed gate open, I duck in to have a look.
So it was today.  The vehicle entrance of the big Electric Company substation was open!  Yay!
What a beautiful old building!


Read the lovely story of how the first power station in Jerusalem (built in 1928) was brought back to life!
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(This "Unused for 30 years" post is for ABC Wednesday U Day.)
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12 comments:

Leslie: said...

Glad you made a new discovery! And glad everything seems better there for now.

Leslie
abcw team

Hels said...

I love it when old industrial buildings are not torn down. Usually they are converted into shops and flats, or perhaps a museum. But this one is still used as a working substation. Perfect!

Roger Owen Green said...

reUSE! nice
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Petrea Burchard said...

Historic preservation--such a big deal to me! I love beautiful buildings, especially old ones.

Mar said...

I would love to wander there too...

U is for...

Greensboro Daily Photo said...

Such an elegant building. Let's hope it gets repurposed! You always seem to have your eyes open!

Reader Wil said...

This building looks so clean and well preserved! Good on you to see this and take photos!Have a great week.

Chubskulit Rose said...

Thanks for sharing this wonderful piece to us. Wish I could read the one at the bottom hehehe.

Chewed UP
Rose, ABC Wednesday Team

VP said...

An interesting discovery!

Sara said...

It's nice to know you (if you are a building anyway) are never too old or abandoned to be refurbished and put back to good use!

Robert Geiss said...

Stronger than time. Wonderful.

Norma Ruttan said...

I love it when communities see fit to not only keep older buildings, but revitalize them. I hope that the stilling of gunfire lasts for your city.