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Greek Archaeological Council Revokes Decision for Building in the Acropolis Area

Greece’s Central Archaeological Council revoked a 2018 decision to allow the erection of a nine-storey building at the foot of the Acropolis after fierce reactions.

Acropolis Area Building Permits Shelved for Now

Greece's environment minister, Giorgos Stathakis, has temporarily suspended all new building permits for constructions in the area surrounding the Acropolis after a public uproar.

Europa Nostra Says Giant Buildings Blocking View to Acropolis ‘Inconceivable’

Europa Nostra, Europe’s federation for the protection of cultural heritage, is backing the public outcry in Athens over the construction of two multi-storey buildings in front of the Acropolis.

Greek Ministries at a Loss Over High-rise Building Permits Under the Acropolis

Greece’s environment ministry announced that it would temporarily halt the issuance of new licenses for the construction of buildings in the area around the Acropolis.

Big Buildings Blocking Acropolis View Cause Stir

The construction of two multi-storey buildings in the immediate surrounding area of the Acropolis in Athens, has spurred a strong reaction of locals.

Hellinikon Investor Lamda Calling for More Actions Fewer Words

Lamda Development is ready to launch works at Hellinikon, as long as the Greek government displays the political will for the project to materialize.

Minister Says Hellinikon Project Moving Ahead ‘One Step at a Time’

Development of the delayed multi-million-euro Hellinikon project is moving ahead “one step at a time", according to Deputy Economy Minister Stergios Pitsiorlas.

Lamda Says Hellinikon ‘Cannot Be Materialized’ Due to Double Talk

Hellinikon Global, the managing investor of the Hellinikon project, said that the investment cannot proceed due to continuous set backs and political double speak.

One Prerequisite Down Nine to Go for Hellinikon Project to Move Ahead

Of the 10 conditions for the Hellinikon project to move ahead only one has been met, while investors say it will take a decade to clear outstanding issues.

Plans for Skyscrapers at Hellinikon Raising Concerns

The Hellinikon project is facing a new obstacle as the Central Archaeological Council (KAS) must now decide on whether or not to allow the construction of six high-rise buildings.

Thirty Hectares at Hellinikon Former Airport Declared as Archaeological Site

The Greek Central Archaeological Council has decided that some 30 hectares of the 620-hectare plot at Hellinikon will be classified as an archaeological site.

Greek Archaeological Council Postpones Decision, Hellinikon Project on Ice

The Hellinikon project is still in limbo after the Central Archaeological Council postponed its decision on whether the site has areas of archaeological importance.

Athens’ Temple of Olympian Zeus to Undergo Restoration Works

The Temple of Olympian Zeus, located near the Acropolis in central Athens, will soon undergo restoration works aiming to support its structure.

Forestry Dept, Archaeology Council Still Keeping Hellinikon Project on Hold

Set to bring billions of euros into state coffers and create over 70,000 jobs, the Hellinikon project along the up-and-coming Athenian Riviera is still on hold.

Hellenikon Project Turning into Pipe Dream Amid Approval Games

The multi-billion-euro Hellenikon land project on the Athenian Riviera has received the green light from the Central Council for Modern Monuments.

Multi-billion-euro Hellenikon Investment Dogged by Delays… Again

The highly anticipated Hellenikon project along the Athenian Riviera has run into the scrutiny of Greece’s Central Archaeological Council (KAS).

Attica’s Ancient Merenda Site Expanded

The ancient site of Merenda, where the "Phrasikleia Kore", one of the most important works of Archaic art was found, is being expanded.

Greece says ‘No’ to Gucci Fashion Show at Acropolis

Greece’s Central Archaeological Council has rejected Gucci's request to host a fashion show at the Acropolis this summer.

Gucci Wants to Host Fashion Show at the Acropolis

Luxury fashion brand Gucci is asking Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) for permission to host a fashion show at the Acropolis in Athens in June.

Greek King Alexander the Great to ‘Watch Over’ Athens

A bronze statue of Greek king Alexander the Great will be erected in central Athens, after a decision by the Central Archaeological Council (KAS).
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