Damascus NPR's Kate Seelye reports from Damascus on efforts to restore many of the city's old homes, which are considered architectural and artistic treasures. After the exodus of the Syrian middle class in the 1950s and 1960s, many of these homes have been damaged by subdivision and neglect.
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Damascus

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Damascus

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NPR's Kate Seelye reports from Damascus on efforts to restore many of the city's old homes, which are considered architectural and artistic treasures. After the exodus of the Syrian middle class in the 1950s and 1960s, many of these homes have been damaged by subdivision and neglect.