Havana Restored

Werner, Louis
November 2009
Americas;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p3
The article focuses on a project to restore architecture in Havana, Cuba. The New York-based J M Kaplan Fund financed the project. Planners, architects and civic associations of the city engaged in brainstorming to develop a list of guidelines for constructing new buildings and additions to old ones. It is said that the Cubans seek to apply to the city the lessons learned from the successes and failures of urban planning in other cities in the Caribbean.


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