Notes on the Geography of The West Bank: Hebron 2: the New City: Photo 1
The city's expansion has been going on for a century. The view here is at the west end of the qussebah and looking at new streets beginning from this point, called Ein el Askar,, the policeman's spring. The triangular building used to be a hotel-, but when this picture was taken in the 1990s it was a shoe factory. Things were tense, because there were major Israeli construction projects nearby and the constant presence of Israeli security forces.
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