Levent Istanbul 1950's Emlak Bank build the first subdivision of single-family housing in Turkey. This was considered to be out in the middle of nowhere-- today it is surrounded by skyscrapers and shopping centers, has metro acces. And trees.
Kapalıçarşı - The Grand Bazaar - in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world 550 years old, with 61 covered streets and over 3,000 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily___ Günümüzde inşa edilen AVM’lerin bir bölümü çeşitli yanlış seçimlerden ötürü fonksiyonunu yitirirken, 550 yıllık Kapalıçarşı bir günde yaklaşık yarım milyon ziyaretçiyi ağırlıyor.
Pascal Sébah (1823-1886): SEPET SATICISI (basket seller). Istanbul, 1873. The present picture is part of Les Costumes Populaires de la Turquie, an album of photographs by the famous photographer Pascal Sebah, on the occasion of the universal exposition in Vienna in 1873. The album was entitled "Ouvrage publié sous le patronage de la Commission impériale ottomane pour l'Exposition universelle de Vienne".