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Restoring Old Buildings Bucharest

Restoring Old Buildings BucharestI took this picture while I was on the free walking tour of Bucharest. One thing I found interesting was what happened with the fall of Communism in Romania in 1989. It seems that property ownership became a fairly straightforward issue if you lived in a building built during the communist period. You got to buy the dwelling at a very fair price. However, for buildings that were built before the communists seized power in 1947 things were not so simple when the government changed in 1989. The owners prior to the communist seizure of all property in 1947 could lay claim to Continue reading