Athens has a vast collection of neoclassical architecture gems dotting the city. Some are world famous. Most buildings go however unnoticed.
Syros neoclassical buildings are in imminent danger of ruination, as a result of chronically unsuccessful preservation policies. Lengthy bureaucratic procedures and the lack of restoration funding incentives are posing a threat to over a thousand decaying, privately-owned neoclassical listed buildings...
A perennial concoction of legislative omissions, bureaucratic limitations, heavy taxation, and lack of financial state support is the reason why hundreds of historical listed buildings in Greece have been falling into disrepair and decay, private owners complain. The situation has...