Istanbul/ Three major public squares – Taksim Square
Under the new urban plan of Henri Prost, there are three major public squares were transformed to showcase the concepts of the new urban plan – Taksim Square, Eminönü square and Fatih Square.
The orientalist facade of Taksim Artillery Barracks facing the square (Gülersoy, 1986)
Aerial view of Taksim Artillery Barracks before the demolition
The Taksim Artillery Barracks that are being demolished
according to the Project of
Prost , (Gülersoy, 1986:83,97)
The Inonu Esplanade prepared for 30August Victory Day, 30 Agustos, 1942, Son
The Inonu Esplanade in 1940s and 1980s (Gülersoy, 1986:54,55)
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