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New Funds for Restoring Prominent Alborz and Anushiravan Schools in Tehran

Source : Irandaily

Cultural Heritage and Tourism Department of Tehran province has set aside 500 million rials for the restoration of two of Tehran's old high schools, Alborz and Anushiravan.

Announcing this, Ahmad Reza Heshmati, the deputy head of department for revival and protection of cultural heritage sites, told Cultural Heritage News agency that preliminary inspection of the two old buildings have been conducted ahead of the operations to repair them.

He pointed out that the two buildings were designed by Russian architect, Markov. Heshmati said that Anushiravan High School is modeled after Achaemenid and Sassanid styles with the capitals of columns bearing the semblance of a cow on the southern facade of the structure.

... Payvand News - 11/19/04 ... --

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