The White City

History bestowed upon Tel Aviv unique architectural gems, first and foremost, the world’s largest concentration of buildings in the International style. It all started in the mid-1920s, when the cheeky “teenaged” city began to signal that it was already grown up and starting to be a metropolis. What was missing, thought city officials, was a …

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Bauhaus Museum

This 1,300-square-foot museum is housed in a renovated International Style building, and showcases furniture and wares designed by Mies van der Rhoe, Marcel Breuer and others.

Bialik St.

A charming cul-de-sac, Bialik Street has benefited greatly from the Tel Aviv’s preservation efforts. The small strip houses some great examples of Bauhaus design and a small museum dedicated to the architectural movement. Other noteworthy sites located on Bialik Street are the city’s first municipal building and the recently renovated home of the street’s namesake, …

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There’s a reason Tel Aviv is called the White City: In 2003, UNESCO declared Tel Aviv a World Cultural Heritage site due to its wealth of Bauhaus architectural structures, which are characterized by their functionality and simplicity. German Jewish architects who immigrated to Palestine in the 1930s designed and constructed around 4,000 Bauhaus, or International …

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Rotschild Blvd

Boulevard of Bauhaus Dreams There is no place like leafy Rothschild, Tel Aviv’s first boulevard, for its number and variety of fascinating buildings. Rothschild is by far the most popular and dynamic of Tel Aviv’s boulevards—and it is easily the loveliest. Stretching from Habima Theater practically until the eastern edge of Neve Tzedek, Rothschild is …

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Ben Gurion Boulevard / Ben Gurion House

Named for Israel’s first prime minister, Ben-Gurion Boulevard is a sleepy strip lined with leafy trees and dotted with cafes. The mostly residential street is a pleasant connecting path between Rabin Square and the beach, especially for bike riders. The Bauhaus building Ben-Gurion called home is now a museum showcasing personal items, including his impressive …

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