Jerusalem Newsreel no. 25

Renovation of Damascus Gate in Jerusalem

1983
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The East Jerusalem Development Company renovated the Damascus Gate over four years. During the renovation, estimated at 1.5 million dollars, a large plaza was built, and accessible paths for wheelchairs were paved. During the works, a Roman arch was unearthed. Pedestrians and hawkers walk by the gate and down Al Wad street.

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