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The “Villa Gosseline” (shown on photo) was the governmental residence of Haitian president Michel Oreste (May 1913 to January The exact date this photo was taken is unknown.

View of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, built in 1873. The parish was founded by French and Haitian immigrants near the end of the 18...

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View of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, built in The parish was founded by French and Haitian immigrants near the end of the

Beautiful bank building in Haiti! Haitian Blog Detail - EverythingHaitian.com

Beautiful bank building in Haiti! Haitian Blog Detail - EverythingHaitian.com

The Gingerbread houses, with their intricate ornament and steeply pitched roofs, constitute an important period of post-colonial design and are emblematic of a uniquely Haitian architectural heritage. The Gingerbread neighborhood is an icon of Haiti’s rich past, as well as a vital symbol for rebuilding the country.

The Gingerbread houses, with their intricate ornament and steeply pitched roofs, constitute an important period of post-colonial design and are emblematic of a uniquely Haitian architectural heritage. The Gingerbread neighborhood is an icon of Haiti’s rich past, as well as a vital symbol for rebuilding the country.

632  A Haitian gingerbread house that I'm guessing cannot be saved.

632 A Haitian gingerbread house that I'm guessing cannot be saved.

Gingerbread Neighborhood, Haiti:      Even before the devastating earthquake that plagued the country in 2010, Haiti was the poorest country in the Americas. But that wasn’t always the case, the 200-odd gingerbread houses in Port-Au-Prince are a testament to that. These ornate, almost cartoonish, homes were built at the turn of the century by Parisian-educated Haitian architects for the country’s elite. Unlike so many of the nation’s most important & historic architecture, only 5%  More...

Gingerbread Neighborhood, Haiti: Even before the devastating earthquake that plagued the country in 2010, Haiti was the poorest country in the Americas. But that wasn’t always the case, the 200-odd gingerbread houses in Port-Au-Prince are a testament to that. These ornate, almost cartoonish, homes were built at the turn of the century by Parisian-educated Haitian architects for the country’s elite. Unlike so many of the nation’s most important & historic architecture, only 5% More...

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