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Mumbaiwale: One-of-a-kind city souvenirs you’ll never want to part with

Tile-themed wallpaper, postcards of mill areas, a map through a UNESCO site and other collectibles
Updated on Feb 15, 2020 01:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRachel Lopez

3 Mumbai heritage structures win UNESCO awards for conservation

The three structures from Mumbai are among four from India to bag the UNESCO awards. The fourth structure to have made it to the list of awardees is the Vikram Sarabhai Library at the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad.
The Flor a Fountain at Fort, Mumbai, underwent restoration work between July 2017 and October 2018.(HT Photo)
The Flor a Fountain at Fort, Mumbai, underwent restoration work between July 2017 and October 2018.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 16, 2019 07:13 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByEeshanpriya M S, Mumbai

BMC may put up 100-year-old tram close to Flora Fountain

The tram was operational till 1907 in Kolkata and is currently lying at a bus depot in Wadala. The tram has been restored and will be placed after the location is finalised.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is now unsure about the location and plans to place it at the iconic Flora Fountain area(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is now unsure about the location and plans to place it at the iconic Flora Fountain area(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Updated on May 31, 2019 07:48 AM IST
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Mumbai | BySagar Pillai

Mumbaiwale: Rediscover Flora Fountain through art, history and some unusual numbers

Two years to restore, 20 lion heads, 5 female statues and lots and lots of plumbing nightmares - a closer look at the Fort landmark
The fountain had been inaugurated on Thursday, after two years of restoration(HT photos: Anshuman Poyrekar)
The fountain had been inaugurated on Thursday, after two years of restoration(HT photos: Anshuman Poyrekar)
Updated on Jan 26, 2019 08:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRachel Lopez

Mumbai’s 155-year-old iconic Flora Fountain unveiled after renovation

The renovation was divided into two phases, of which phase B (revamp of the statue and fountain) is complete while phase A ( landscaping) is still in progress owing to the late response to the tenders invited by the BMC
The restored Flora Fountain was unveiled by mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar and Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray at Fort on Thursday.(HT Photo)
The restored Flora Fountain was unveiled by mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar and Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray at Fort on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 25, 2019 01:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | BySteffy Thevar, Mumbai

Flora Fountain has got back its youth, you can now catch a glimpse

Sheets covering statue off, heritage structure to be inaugurated once surrounding area is beautified
Flora Fountain at Fort in Mumbai is being renovated.(HT Photo)
Flora Fountain at Fort in Mumbai is being renovated.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 22, 2018 11:59 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByEeshanpriya M S, Mumbai

Two years on, Mumbai’s Flora Fountain restored; plan your visit in February

With restoration work almost complete, BMC to begin beautification.
Restoring the structure involved extensive repair work.(HT file photo)
Restoring the structure involved extensive repair work.(HT file photo)
Updated on Oct 16, 2018 08:52 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySteffy Thevar, Mumbai

Past perfect: Why luxury brands are investing heavily in heritage

Restoration and maintenance aren’t easy, but this segment of real-estate offers vintage charm, spacious premises and an exclusivity that complements brand identities.
Zara’s move into a 111-­year-­old building at Flora Fountain reflects the global retail trend of high-­end labels opting for the snob appeal of a standalone store in a premium property.(HT File Photo)
Zara’s move into a 111-­year-­old building at Flora Fountain reflects the global retail trend of high-­end labels opting for the snob appeal of a standalone store in a premium property.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 16, 2018 08:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNolan Lewis

Mumbai’s neglected drinking fountains are getting facelifts

A study conducted by Vastu Vidhan Project found 30 such pyaus that need restoration
Keshav Naik Pyau at Masjid Bandar was one of the pyaus to be restored in the past three years.(Bhushan Koyande/HT)
Keshav Naik Pyau at Masjid Bandar was one of the pyaus to be restored in the past three years.(Bhushan Koyande/HT)
Updated on May 28, 2018 03:14 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByYesha Kotak, Mumbai

Work to beautify Mumbai’s 153-year-old Flora Fountain to start this month-end

HiTech architects have emerged as the lowest bidder and will be given the contract.
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Updated on Apr 07, 2018 12:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByKhushboo Jain, Mumbai
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