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Kypseli HouseWhen most people think of Kypseli they think of rows of apartment buildings on narrow streets and people stacked on top of each other. But if you talk to an old person from Kypseli they will tell you of the days when it was full of single family houses, neo-classical mansions and tasteful art-deco apartment buildings and the streets were shaded by large trees, empty of cars and everyone knew their neighbors. If there is any part of Athens that represents the stupidity and the greed of the modern Athenians it is Kypseli, for what could have remained a beautiful neighborhood that people would have crossed oceans to visit is now an architectural embarrassment of ugly apartment buildings that people avoid. This photo album is a journey through what still exists of the old Kypseli buildings and gives an idea of what might have been had there been more of a love of esthetics and architectural design than a desire to make a quick drachma with poured concrete. It maybe inspire you to visit the neighborhood yourself and hopefully not destroy your own. Click on the photos to see them full size. When you finish click to return to Kypseli Index. If you like this page please share it on Facebook or whatever social media you are addicted to. And if you like my work please buy me one of these houses so I can live in it and continue.

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