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Gaza's architectural heritage fades, but one man resists

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Prof Salama (above) and his daughter at their house, a 430-year-old Levantine-style palace. It is among the rare vestiges of Gaza City's architectural heritage, battered by war, time, population pressure and simple indifference.

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Prof Salama and his daughter (above) at their house, a 430-year-old Levantine-style palace. It is among the rare vestiges of Gaza City's architectural heritage, battered by war, time, population pressure and simple indifference.

Gaza City, Palestinian Territories

A SURPRISE awaits beyond a black door adorned with a silver lotus flower at the end of a tangle of alleyways in Gaza's chaotic Old City.

Through it and behind imposing stone walls sits a small, Levantine-style palace, some 430 years old and

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