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Restored historical houses at Chowk Wazir Khan open today

28 June 2021
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Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) has restored, conserved and rehabilitated four historical houses situated on the southern side of Chowk Wazir Khan. The Aga Khan Trust for Culture started this conservation and rehabilitation project in August 2019 and completed it in May 2021. The conservation project has reclaimed the southern facade of Chowk Wazir Khan through enhancing and improving visual impact of the urban environment. The project was executed following demolition of structures, structural consolidation of foundations and walls, and replacement of deteriorated structural floors and roofing. In addition, new spaces were added, as well as decorative architectural features, lime-based finishes, construction of a new staircase, streetscaping and provision of modern amenities.