In Batumi old buildings are being demolished
Today it became known that authorities of capital of Adjaraia, Batumi are planning the dismantlement five 12-storey buildings and one five-story building located in the city center near the Drama Theatre and Government House. As the "Georgia Business" and local residents to be relocated in buildings under construction.
To date more than 260 families are living in houses prepared for the demolition. Their settlement is scheduled for early September, according to the government. According to local residents, one of the reasons for the demolition of their houses are the plans of city authorities to build there a new entertainment center, and to free panoramic view of the city for the hotel "Radisson".
Information on the demolition of houses was confirmed at City Hall. However, according to the head of property management services Gogi Lomidze, at this stage they carry out census of areas. The final decision on the demolition of buildings will be made only after completion of this process. According to the official, the reason for the demolition of old houses is their inconsistency to architectural appearance of Batumi.