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I visited a number of places under renovation as part of the rebuilding in various parts of Havana. This huge pharmacy building was lovingly being worked on by Cuban carpenters. Others have been finished and are in use again. It bares repeating, that prior to the revolution in 1959, Havana had centuries of slums and neglect and the priority after the Revolution was to provide replacement housing for the majority who were often living in shacks in the countryside. True, in the past, the Mafia built fancy hotels and the rich built some huge homes, but now pride, revenue needs and international support are rebuilding both historic and ordinary dwellings.