Recently, a group of students from the Masters in Urban Planning and Policy program at the American University of Beirut (AUB) painted the snakes and ladders game on one of the signature stairways of Mar Mikhael. The snakes represent the real estate developments in the neighborhood while the ladders symbolize the socio-spatial specificity of Mar Mikhael. Mar Mikhael, which is a low-income residential neighborhood, recently became a hip region and the main destination for people who appreciate art and good vibes.
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