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Demolitions In Downtown Baku

Authorities in the Azerbaijani capital, Baku, continue their demolition of houses in the city center, where there are plans for a new "Winter Boulevard." Some of the buildings being razed were built by local oil magnate Musa Naghiyev more than a century ago. (18 PHOTOS)

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A building built by local oil baron Musa Naghiyev between 1908 and 1909.
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A building built by local oil baron Musa Naghiyev between 1908 and 1909.

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Another Naghiyev building from the early 20th century.
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Another Naghiyev building from the early 20th century.

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