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Yehoshua Sorkin House

This residential building was built in the International Style by Arch. Joseph Kashdan and Eng. Elisha Shimshoni between the years 1934-1935. As a residential building with a commercial ground floor, the building integrally constitutes part of the urban fabric of Nahalat Binyamin Street between Rothschild Boulevard and the pedestrian zone. Nachalat Binyamin Street was, and continues to be a central urban artery combining housing and commercial uses while exhibiting a variety of architectural styles.
The building is characterized by material and design simplicity as well as functionality and minimalism all of which characterize the International Style prevalent at the time of its establishment. Planned as a single volume, the main façade is highlighted by typical stylistic elements which accentuate horizontality. These include shelf balconies with decorative geometric iron railings, recessed plasterwork and recurrent horizontally aligned windows.

Nahalat Binyamin Street 37, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
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