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The Day – Istanbul Renewed

The Atatürk Cultural Center on Istanbul’s Taksim Square is considered an icon of modern Turkish architecture and a symbol of a progressive, secular Turkey. When President Recep Tayyip Erdogan presented plans to revamp it, thousands protested. In the end, a compromise was found. Brent Goff spoke to the man now tasked with remodeling the building.

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