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#Mumbai #India #Bollywood Mumbai is a really cool, hip city that's India's most populous but richest. It's home to Bollywood, movie stars, with great food, a bounty of Indo-Gothic, #artdeco and modern architecture, beautiful ocean sunsets, etc. Here's some of the good and bad. 1/ ImageImageImageImage
2/ #Mumbai #Bombay #ThenAndNow #BeforeAndAfter I overlaid maps from 1750, 1893, etc. atop my Google Maps composite. The original "fort" is still visible. Note Victoria Terminus (now Shivaji Terminus), Churchgate Station, etc. Click to zoom for detail. Image
3/ #Mumbai #architecture #trains – Mumbai/Bombay, India’s massive and soaring 1878 Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus) train station is a #UNESCO site and took ten years to build. You might recognize it from movie #SlumdogMillionaire! Jai Ho! ImageImageImageImage
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Some Then and Now
India's favourite extreme multi-player online adventure game.
We are against reservation.
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Moving out of the city & into the Garden Suburbs, this time for a place where, me #BimblingInBombay goes back to my school days.

Presenting a #ThenAndNow of Belvedere in Chembur with these photos from 1962 & 2020.

cc: @mumbaiheritage @mumnowandthen
The bungalow remains the same. The boundary wall too. The road height has significantly been raised, but you can still see one tower of the OLPS church building in the background. Also, really happy that the tree at the gate has thankfully managed to stay throughout the years.
Belvedere, the quaint little house located on Chembur's Central Avenue Rd. is a Grade 2B structure and home to the Soares family.

Prof. Aloysius Soares - the first editor of Goan Tribune & an activist in the Goan freedom movement, built this home in 1933.
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The Petrol Filling Station at Worli. “Petrol filling stations are to be found all over the city of Bombay, but few there are in which aesthetics and refined publicity go hand-in-hand with utility. This one, situated at the junction of 80' and 100' roads at Worli Estate, Scheme No ImageImageImageImage
52, and planned in conjunction with a large block of flats to be built later, is an example of co-operation between client, tenant and architect.” Built at a cost of Rs 1.25 lakh.
Owner of Rustom Court - R. K. Irani, Esq.
Architects - Messrs. Patki, Jadhav & Dadarkar
Journal of IIA, July 1941. To ensure access many petrol pumps are strategically located at street corners. These prime locations are lucrative and commercial development looms constantly. #thenandnow
#vanishingpumps #rentcontrol #petrolpump #fuel #cars #artdeco #mumbai
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Trump azil süreci..

1998: Demokrat Başkan Clinton’ın azil sürecinde Temsilciler Meclisi ve Senato'da Cumhuriyetçiler çoğunluktaydı. Senato'da partisinden fire olmadı, Clinton aklandı.

2019: Başkan Cumhuriyetçi Trump. Meclis'te Demokratlar, Senato'da Cumhuriyetçiler çoğunlukta.
Demokrat Jerry Nadler'ın şu an Trump için dediğini Cumhuriyetçi Sensenbrenner 1998'de Demokrat Clinton için söylüyor

1998'de "Clinton görevini suistimal etti” diyen Cumhuriyetçi temsilci 2019'da Trump’ı savunuyor, Clinton’a arka çıkan Demokrat temsilci de şimdi Trump’ı suçluyor
ABD'de azil süreçlerinin Cumhuriyetçiler ve Demokratlar arasında güç mücadelesi içinde nasıl partizan bir seyir izlediğini bir kez daha gösteren karşılaştırmalı bir CNN haberi. "1998 Clinton-2019 Trump" #thenandnow…
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Been talking about Sandport Street in Leith. From one direction, nothing has really changed at first glance #nowandthen
But from the other, everything has... #nowandthen (sorry about crummy perspective mash)
And it's been a while since "Tam's Bar" served those Wm. Younger Sparkling Ales
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