Vanishing Istanbul: Developers call time on bohemian backstreets

By Ryan Powell for CNNUpdated 23rd September 2014
An image showing the Istanbul district of Beyoglu where gentrification is changing the face of the neighborhood and leading the closure of many old shops and establishments.
Many of Beyoglu's crumbling old structures are being replaced by new developments.
Ryan Powell
An image showing the Istanbul district of Beyoglu where gentrification is changing the face of the neighborhood and leading the closure of many old shops and establishments.
Istanbul is changing rapidly thanks to a decade of economic growth in Turkey.
Ryan Powell