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Date

3-1980

Description

Amongst the dense housing in Tel Aviv, the Shalom Tower can be seen in the center of this image. The tower, also called Migdal Shalom, is considered one of the tallest and most modern buildings in all of Europe and Asia. It stands 142 meters tall and is comprised of 34 floors. The building is mainly used for office work, but also hosts a small commercial center. Featured in this center is a large mosaic wall mural by famous Israeli artist Nachum Gutman.

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http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Middle_East/Israel/Tel_Aviv_District/Tel_Aviv_Yafo-1708077/Things_To_Do-Tel_Aviv_Yafo-Migdal_Shalom_Shalom_Tower-BR-1.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shalom_Meir_Tower

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This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Role

Architect

Creator 3 Role

Architect

Creator 4 Role

Architect

Subject Headings

City planning -- Israel -- Tel Aviv; Tel Aviv, Israel -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Housing -- Dwellings -- Israel -- Tel Aviv; Architecture, German -- Israel -- Tel Aviv; Architecture, Modern -- German -- 20th century;

Country Name

Israel

City Name

Tel Aviv

Keywords

Shalom Tower, offices, Israel, Tel Aviv, public housing, cluster housing, Islamic cities and towns

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