Brick by brick

The recent restoration of Nusserwanjee Building in Karachi with a grant of USD 140,000 (PKR 2.61 crores, INR 1.07 crores) from the US Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation and US Consulate General brought back memories of the edifice. A write-up in the March 2022 issue of What’s On, the newsletter of the Karachi Zarthosti Banu Mandal, recapitulated the history of the building "originally constructed in 1903 by Nusserwanjee Rustomji Mehta, father of our beloved mayor Jamshed Mehta (regarded as ‘the maker of modern Karachi’), as the warehouse and offices of Nusserwanjee and Company which was a very prosperous trading and......

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