We Found some Amazing Vintage Photos Of Beirut

Scouring the internet for some old photos of Beirut has become a hobby for most of our staff. Here are a few photos all taken from the Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection at the Indiana University Archives.

 

1. Raouche in the 60s, speedos, and cleanliness.

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2. The trendy Excelsior Hotel pool.

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3. Street vendors by St. Georges.

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4. The heavily French-influenced architecture.

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5. Beach fun.

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6. Parliament Square.

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7. Parents take their kids out.

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8. School boys.

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9. The tram runs past Parliament Square.

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10. The caption on this one reads, "Fisherman on mossy rocks.”

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