Caribbean Beat Magazine

This old house

The historic architecture of the Old Havana neighbourhood in Cuba’s capital is an artistic treasure trove

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One of the treasures of Cuba’s capital is the concentration of historic architecture in Old Havana, reflecting five centuries of evolving style and taste — boasting everything from colonial baroque to early twentieth-century Art Deco, and ranging from the picturesquely crumbling to the meticulously restored.