World Monuments Fund Watch 2016: Shukhov Tower included!
World Monuments Fund Watch 2016: Shukhov Tower included!
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"The 2016 World Monuments Watch has been released!
Among the 50 sites on the 2016 Watch: an entire country’s cultural heritage sites destroyed by a devastating earthquake (Nepal); an ancient underwater city threatened by pollution and large ships (Pavlopetri, Greece); a historic hill town in urgent need of urban planning (Amedy, Iraq); the remains of a medieval Swahili town at risk from the effects of a harsh climate and looters (Kua Ruins, Tanzania); a modern engineering masterpiece on the verge of being dismantled (Shukhov Tower, Russia); the burial place of presidents and hundreds of other luminaries that has suffered the effects of many earthquakes and is now neglected by its city (General Cemetery of Santiago, Chile); Edwardian public baths—still in use by a diverse urban community—at risk of closure due to cutbacks in government spending (Moseley Road Baths, United Kingdom); and a beloved coastal promenade in Beirut that is the latest victim of a development frenzy that has destroyed many of the city’s open spaces (Dalieh of Raouche, Lebanon).
Learn more about all 50 at-risk sites: website."

More details: website.