Heritage Façade Cleaning and KaravanKarachi StreetFests
5th May 2019 was the fourth Sunday when the activity was concluded before the advent of Ramazan.
During the four Sundays beginning from 5th April 2019, almost 100 volunteers, celebrities and dignitaries participated in cleaning the historic Denso Hall. For the occasion a permanent stage was built at the Napier Road corner and long banners streamed along heritage facades.
Beginning with removal of dust that had accumulated over several decades, along with graffiti and several layers of paint were scrubbed with organic reetha (soapnut) soap. The cleaning by artisans also continued and 6 facades out of 14 facades sponsored by Dawood Foundation have been cleaned. The removal of dust, dirt cement repairs and coats of paint has revealed the date of one of the buildings along with finely carved Ionic capitals and an elegant pediment.