Wednesday, November 30, 2011

That Temporary Market Featured Below? Here's the Location Today

The building today.  (
The "temporary vegetable market" photographed by the American Colony photographer in the 1930s is on Jerusalem's Jaffa Road in the Romema neighborhood.  The building in the picture may be boarded up, but the arches, windows and columns are identical.

The address is 167 Jaffa Road, not far from the main bus station.
 View of Jaffa Road looking east toward the Old City.
The building is on the right, (

The "temporary market," possibly set up
when the Old City was held by terrorists
in 1938.


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