Lev HaIr

From Bauhaus to bohemian, tech startups to towering skyscrapers, Lev HaIr exudes creative energy.

Lev HaIr preserves the past with Bauhaus architecture while tech startups and skyscrapers look towards the future. Just off Rothschild Boulevard, trendy 20-somethings browse designer clothes in Gan HaHashmal as their younger siblings bicycle along ficus-lined streets.

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On the Map

Lev HaIr is bordered by Florentin, Shabazi, Shapira, HaRakevet, HaKirya, Neve Tzedek, Kerem HaTeimanim, Merkaz HaIr, Neve Sha'anan, and Montefiore

Ben Gurion International Airport 13 minutes by car
Tel Aviv Port 15 minutes by car
Yarkon Park 10 minutes by car
Rothschild Boulevard 15 minute walk

  • Public transit is Possible
  • Having a car is Difficult

Bauhaus in the White City

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Over 4,000 Bauhaus-style buildings span Lev HaIr and make up what locals call "The White City".

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Famous celebrities have secondary homes on the neighborhoods main  thoroughfare, Rothschild Boulevard.

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Bright and behemoth, Bauhaus rules the streets.

In the Shade of Rothschild Boulevard

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In Lev HaIr, Rothschild Boulevard means Leisure with a capital L.

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It's tree-lined central strip is wide enough for bike lanes and family strolls.

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Pick up a paperback from a pop up library.

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Play a round of petanque with friends.

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Nonstop startup employees get their caffeine on the go at espresso kiosks.

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Others prefer to caffeinate sitting down.

From Rothschild Boulevard to Habima Square

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Habima Square is home to cultural institutions like the Habima National Theater, and packs its plazas from dusk till dawn with families, youngsters, and tourists alike.

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Stroll past cultural icons, walk among the posies.

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Land on a poem.

Work Hard, Play Hard

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Tech workers' energy continues into the evening and spills out onto Lev HaIr's streets.

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Cafes and restaurants buzz late into the night.

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Octopus or veal? In Lev HaIr, you can have it all.

Photography

Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

David Vaaknin

David is an editorial and commercial photographer specializing in environmental portraiture, reportage, landscape, travel and lifestyle photography, currently based in Jerusalem, Israel. http://dvphotonet.com/