Archive for Art Deco
December 10, 2010 at 5:33 pm · Filed under Arts, Cool Cities, Pressure Points and tagged: Amitabh Bachan blog, Art Deco, Heritage Regulations for Mumbai, Mumbai India, Queen's Necklace, Share your memories of Marine Drive
Marine Drive in Mumbai, with its windswept promenade, sweeping row of Art Deco buildings, and where many citizens take in a breath of fresh air and view the daily sunsets, is under threat.
From builders in collusion with politicians and corrupt government
officials, who are working systematically to destroy Mumba’s iconic
The last few years have seen numerous amendments and attempts to lift the legal protection available to this heritage percinct precinct from the CRZ and Heritage Regulations for Mumbai.
Are we soon going to be left with only memories of the “Queen’s Necklace”?
Amitabh Bachan has recently written on his blog about his memories of Marine Drive. Read at http://bigb.bigadda.com/?p=7060
What are your favourite memories of Marine Drive? Do share your thoughts and memories. Send these to firstname.lastname@example.org. These will be compiled and displayed on the Karmayog website.
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