IMM bought Bolulu Habip Bey Mansion, known as Bulgur Palas. The building, which is located on the seventh hill of the Historic Peninsula, is now in Istanbul. Explaining the development on his social media account, IMM President Ekrem İmamoğlu said, “We bought Bulgur Palas, which is located on the seventh hill of the historical peninsula and abandoned to its fate for years, as IMM. Now, we will transform this historical building into a cultural space that will be used by all Istanbulites. "Good luck to our city." IMM Deputy Secretary General Mahir Polat stated that they presented an important heritage of Istanbul to the public and that the necessary care for the visit of Istanbul will start immediately.
Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has incorporated an important structure in terms of the historical memory of the city. He bought Habip Bey Mansion in Bolulu, known as Bulgur Palas, which was used as an archive building for a long time. Their calls for the rescue of citizens were answered, and the structure was both saved and functioned. IMM President Ekrem İmamoğlu announced the development on his social media account. Using the words "Istanbul's seventh hill is now Istanbulites," Imamoglu shared the following:
“As IMM, we bought Bulgur Palas, which is located on the seventh hill of the historical peninsula and has been abandoned to its fate for years. Now, we will transform this historical building into a cultural space that will be used by all Istanbulites. Good luck to our city. "
IT WILL BE OFFERED TO THE SERVICE OF ISTANBUL
Saying that they presented one of the most important historical buildings of Istanbul to Istanbul residents, IMM Deputy Secretary General Mahir Polat said, “The building was brought to IMM and Istanbulites with a very special effort. It is a very important structure. It is a building whose construction started in 1912 and saw the years of the 1st World War, the armistice and the early republic period. It is very valuable in terms of memory history of Istanbul. As IMM, we will produce an information-document center, archive, library, exhibition hall and cafe areas. Then we will put it at the service of Istanbul, ”he said.
SEVENTH TEPE OF ISTANBUL
Polat stated that they will start the renovations to benefit Istanbul without losing time and that the building has a unique viewing terrace. Noting that the building is the seventh hill of the city, Polat said, “The seventh hill of Seven Hills Istanbul is now Istanbul. From the seventh hill of the city, we can see Sarayburnu (Topkapı) Çemberlitaş (Nuruosmaniye) Süleymaniye (Beyazıt) Fatih (Fatih Mosque) Yavuz Selim (Yavuz Sultan Selim Mosque) Edirnekapı (Mihrimah Sultan Mosque) from here. It will be ensured that Istanbul residents can visit this place and observe the surroundings. The venue, together with its surroundings, will add life to the district of Haseki, this historical fabric ”.