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Several of my articles on Garden City were plagiarized word for word by novelist MEKKAWI SAID (winner of the Egyptian State price for literature!!!!) and re-published under his own name in a three-part series in El-Masry El-Youm daily in September 2015.

Cheers to our "talented" literature prize awardee. Your pain his gain !!!

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PRE 1960 LANDMARK ZAMALEK BUILDINGS

researched by Samir Raafat


Villa Chaldjian designed by Guiseppe Mazza


art deco villa designed by Antoine Selim Nahas for Adele Toma
later owned by Camille Sinot Hanna (Mrs. Alexane) eventually becoming the Embassy of Libya


Lebon & Cie Building (of City gas company by same name) designed by Antoine Selim Nahas


century-old Gothic Villa designed by Raoul Brandon for Swiss banker Jean Hug and his wife Marcelle
eventually sold to the Mohammed Faizi Pasha family; today Algerian Embassy residence


late 1940s Ismail Sidki Pasha Building designed by Albert Zananiri






Villa Charles Baehler on Hassan Sabry Street facing Police station

For more on Egypt's belle epoque architects click here


articles posted on egy.com were published in the following books by Samir W Raafat: THE EGYPTIAN BOURSE, Zeitouna, Cairo -- CAIRO THE GLORY YEARS, Harpocrates, Alexandria -- HISTORY & SOCIETY IN A CAIRO SUBURB; MAADI 1904-1962, Palm Press, Cairo -- PRIVILEGED FOR THREE CENTURIES, printed digitally and bound by Elias Printing, Egypt

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