Photo Feature by Elio Delgado
HAVANA TIMES, July 10 — Virtually everyone agrees that building maintenance has been lacking during the first 50 years of the Cuban revolution. Some would say the reason is a lack of resources due to the US blockade and other priorities while others would argue the reason has more to do with poor planning and distribution of available material and human resources.
During the last two decades a major effort is underway by the Havana Historian’s Office to restore the architectural patrimony of the Old Town. The effort is monumental and will some day include other older parts of the city, like Centro Habana, that are crumbling with time.
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