Istanbul/ Three major public squares – Eminönü square and Fatih Square

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The expropriation areas according to the Prost’s Plan (İstanbul Municipality, 1943)

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Eminönü Square after and before the implementation of Prost plan

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The stairs and the terrace in front of Yeni Cami (İstanbul Municipality, 1944)

Fatih Square

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The construction of Atatürk Boulevard, the demolitions and the expropriated parcels (Pinon, 2010:307-310)

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Axonometric drawing of Prost for Fatih Square (Pinon, 2010:317)

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The section of the project of the Atatürk Boulevard

 

Reference
1. Akpınar, İ. Y., The Rebuilding of İstanbul After the Plan of Henri Prost,1937-1960:From Secularisation to Turkish
Modernization ,London PhD thesis, Bartlett School of Graduate Studes, University of London, 2003.

2. Bilsel, C., “Shaping a Modern city out of an Ancien Capital:Henri Prost’s plan for historic peninsula of İstanbul, IPHS
Conference, Barcelona, July 2004.
3. STEELE, James, and Rania SHAFIK. “TENSIONS AND TRANSFORMATIONS IN THE MASTER PLANNING PROCESS OF
ISTANBUL.”

1 Comment on “Istanbul/ Three major public squares – Eminönü square and Fatih Square

  1. These are great historical documents. Please add a short introductory paragraph to situate these images. Cite the original sources and dates, as well as the secondary sources from which they were extracted from.

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