Antique row

The Museum of Innocence is — surprise! — in the middle of an antique district. Çukur Cuma Caddesi ascends  the hill, curls around into Faik Pasha Caddesi, which runs into another narrow street in the middle of a hairpin turn.

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How the neighbourhood looked in a 1927 fire insurance map; Çukur Cuma Caddesi is to the right of “(1078):”

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Map of Agha Hamam/Tchoukour-Djouma (Cukurcuma) neighbourhood. “Vakif (Foundations) Apartment building (3rd Vakif han), 1911-13” on Museum of Architecture website. “From Istanbul in the Insurance Maps of Jacques Pervititch. Photo by Erdal Aksoy.”

Pastures of plenty …

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