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Old July 15th, 2017, 07:13 PM   #421
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Another Case in Jakarta

Rumah Cantik in Menteng, Jakarta
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Turn into shophouses
You either die a hero, or live long enough to see yourself become the villain.

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Old July 19th, 2017, 07:42 AM   #422
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Old Subang Airport Terminal One



A mindless destruction of history. Malaysia's post independence symbol in aviation obliterated for some mundane aircraft manufacturing plant.

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Old August 4th, 2017, 10:42 PM   #423
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Aktaion hotel , Athens

Now there is an ugly hospital in its place

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Old August 5th, 2017, 10:59 AM   #424
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Did they build proper buildings for world exhibitions or just movie-set style cheap buildings made from wood and plaster?

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What really kills me are all the stuff built for the World Fairs at the end of the 19th century and destroyed later on.

Galeries des Machines (1889 World Fair)

1900 World Fair's main entrance

Palais de l'électricité

Trocadéro Palace

In fact, pretty much everything that was built for the World Fairs in general (I'd be curious to see other cities' examples).

Some other examples from Paris:

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