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Properties concerned
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States Parties with SOC reports
Property: Historic Areas of Istanbulclose
Date Start: 2004close
Region: Europe and North Americaclose
States Parties: Türkiye
Year: 2023
Document Source: WHC/23/45.COM/7B.Add
Threats*: Commercial development Ground transport infrastructure Management activities Management systems/ management plan Underground transport infrastructure
Other Threats: decay and loss of Ottoman/vernacular architecture
States Parties: Türkiye
Year: 2021
Initialy proposed for examination in 2020
Threats*: Commercial development Ground transport infrastructure Management activities Management systems/ management plan Underground transport infrastructure
Other Threats: decay and loss of Ottoman/vernacular architecture
States Parties: Türkiye
Year: 2018
Document Source: WHC/18/42.COM/7B.Add
Threats*: Commercial development Ground transport infrastructure Management activities Management systems/ management plan Underground transport infrastructure
Other Threats: decay and loss of Ottoman/vernacular architecture
States Parties: Türkiye
Year: 2017
Document Source: WHC/17/41.COM/7B.Add
Threats*: Ground transport infrastructure Housing Management activities Management systems/ management plan Underground transport infrastructure
Other Threats: Continued degradation of the vernacular architecture within the protected zones (particularly Ottoman-period timber houses in the Zeyrek and Süleymaniye core areas); Land Reclamation project
States Parties: Türkiye
Year: 2015
Threats*: Ground transport infrastructure Housing Management activities Management systems/ management plan Underground transport infrastructure
Other Threats: Continued degradation of the vernacular architecture within the protected zones (particularly Ottoman-period timber houses in the Zeyrek and Süleymaniye core areas); Land Reclamation project
States Parties: Türkiye
Year: 2013
Document Source: WHC-13/37.COM/7B.Add
Threats*: Ground transport infrastructure Housing Management activities Management systems/ management plan Underground transport infrastructure
Other Threats: Continued degradation of the vernacular architecture within the protected zones (particularly Ottoman-period timber houses in the Zeyrek and Süleymaniye core areas); Land Reclamation project
States Parties: Türkiye
Year: 2012
Document Source: WHC-12/36.COM/7B
Threats*: Ground transport infrastructure Housing Management activities Management systems/ management plan Underground transport infrastructure
Other Threats: Continued degradation of the vernacular architecture within the protected zones (particularly Ottoman-period timber houses in the Zeyrek and Süleymaniye core areas)
States Parties: Türkiye
Year: 2011
Document Source: WHC-11/35.COM/7B.Add
Threats*: Ground transport infrastructure Housing Management activities Management systems/ management plan Underground transport infrastructure
Other Threats: a) Continued degradation of the vernacular architecture within the protected zones (particularly Ottoman-period timber houses in the Zeyrek and Süleymaniye core areas);
States Parties: Türkiye
Year: 2010
Document Source: WHC-10/34.COM/7B
Threats*: Ground transport infrastructure Housing Management activities Management systems/ management plan Underground transport infrastructure
Other Threats: a) Continued degradation of the vernacular architecture within the protected zones (particularly Ottoman-period timber houses in the Zeyrek and Süleymaniye core areas);
States Parties: Türkiye
Year: 2009
Document Source: WHC-09/33.COM/7B.Add
Threats*: Ground transport infrastructure Housing Management activities Management systems/ management plan
Other Threats: Continued degradation of the vernacular architecture within the protected zones (particularly Ottoman-period timber houses in the Zeyrek and Süleymaniye core areaslack of impact studies before large-scale developments are implemented
States Parties: Türkiye
Year: 2008
Document Source: WHC-08/32.COM/7B.Add2
Threats*: Ground transport infrastructure Housing Management activities Management systems/ management plan
Other Threats: Continued degradation of the vernacular architecture within the protected zones (particularly Ottoman-period timber houses in the Zeyrek and Süleymaniye core areas);
States Parties: Türkiye
Year: 2007
Document Source: WHC-07/31.COM/7B
Threats*: Ground transport infrastructure Housing Management activities Management systems/ management plan
Other Threats: Continued degradation of the vernacular architecture within the protected areas (mainly the Ottoman period timber houses in the district of Zeyrek and Süleymaniye)
States Parties: Türkiye
Year: 2006
Document Source: WHC-06/30.COM/7B
Threats*: Ground transport infrastructure Housing Interpretative and visitation facilities Management activities Management systems/ management plan
Other Threats: Continued degradation of the vernacular architecture within the protected areas (mainly the Ottoman period timber houses in the district of Zeyrek and Süleymaniye)
States Parties: Türkiye
Year: 2005
Document Source: WHC-05/29.COM/7B.Rev
Threats*: Housing Management systems/ management plan
Other Threats: Continued degradation of the civil architecture within the protected areas
States Parties: Türkiye
Year: 2004
Document Source: WHC-04/28.COM/15B
Threats*: Deliberate destruction of heritage Earthquake Ground transport infrastructure Housing Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Legal framework Management activities Management systems/ management plan Society's valuing of heritage
Other Threats: Continued degradation of the civil architecture

* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.