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Part of the Bassa Series

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1131989

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These were the only images that Bassan investors had available when they made the decision to go into the former Soviet Union, namely Lithuania.

What they found was quite different:

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Bassan investors acquired and rehabbed over 1,200 units of Stalinist-era housing, painting them in cheery colors.

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Great profit was to be had.

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As were tightly-packed buildings at unnatural angles.

1131989

Navarre

In this entry

http://community.simtropolis.com/journal/5165/entry-24970-welcome/

you saw my island of Navarre. I tried to recreate and expand it in Skylines and am pretty proud of the result:

6jkWUKN.pngThe historic Port of Navarre. With an Old European (Dutch and Spanish) flavor, this is where all the Midwestern and European cruise tourists go and get overpriced drinks.

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The Banhammer Bank complex. Bassa, like most other Caribbean islands, is no stranger to unethical banking practices and Banhammer had the good fortune to pick up these colonial-era structures (former police station and gaol) at a discount.

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Club Red: touristic bungalows and a mall. Enough said; yuck!

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Club Red and the national university complex.

iz286xi.pngChinatown, with Old Port in the distance.

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The Favelas. In spite of their name and dirt roads, their incredible views have attracted a mix of incomes, from tar paper shacks to modern villas.

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New development in The Favelas.

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New development in The Favelas and the beginnings of Chinatown. All the yellow buildings share a slumlord.

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Lots for sale in The Favelas from $20,000 USD.

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Looking up...

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And down. Crystal City (that complex of Level 5 buildings) is the most expensive address in town.

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A slightly dated overview

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Europlaza, an upscale mock-European shopping mall "town center" in The Favelas.

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