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Sign: Haifa - Heritage Sites in Israel - Abba Khushi Residence

Yerushalayim St 15, Haifa, Israel
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On the sign:
סמל המועצה לשימור אתרי מורשת בישראל
סמל העיר חיפה

בית המגורים של אבא חושי
בבית-דירות זה התגורר אבא חושי (1969-1898), שכיהן כראש העיר חיפה בשנים 1951-1969. במקורו ניבנה בסגנון הבין-לאומי (’באוהאוס’), הניכר בחדר המדרגות, במרפסות ובקווים המקבילים של הפתחים והמשקופים. בתקופת כהונתו של אבא חושי הוקמו בחיפה מוסדות תרבות והשכלה, מרכז תעשיות מדע, ה’כרמלית’ ואירועים עירוניים מיוחדים.

Symbol of the Council for the Preservation of Israeli Heritage Sites
Emblem of the city of Haifa

Abba Khushi Residence
Abba Khushi, who was mayor of Haifa from 1951 to 1969. resided here 1898 - 1969. It was originally built in the Internationl Style (Bauhaus), which is evident in the staircase, the balconies, and the parallel lines of the doorways and lintels. During Khushi’s term of office, educational and cultural institutions were established, as well as a science- based industry center and the Carmelit subway, and special municipal events were instituted.

بيت آبا حوشي
سكن في هذا المبنى أبا حوشي (۱۸۹۸-۱۹۱۹) رئيس بلدية حيفا بين المتمثل بمطلع درجه وشرفاته وأسكفة النوافذ والأبواب المتقابلة. أنشأت عهد رئاسته مؤسسات تربوية وتعليمية ومجمعات الصناعة العلمية والمترو، وتم تبني احتفالات محلية خاصة بالمدينة.

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The sign shape is rectangular but its head is designed according to the silhouette of the old building of the Gymnasia Herzliya, which serves as a logo of the Council for the Preservation of Heritage Sites in Israel

The building was photographed on the same day Click for a larger image

Error In the English text, the years of Abba Khushi’s life were replaced by the years he lived in the house (which are not mentioned at all in the Hebrew text). The text should be
Abba Khushi (1898-1969), who was mayor of Haifa from 1951 to 1969. resided here

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