The used book bazaar has been in Istanbul for a long time, despite the urban developments that the city has experienced. The bazaar is a magnet for people who are interested in getting literary books at a cheaper price. The 1970s, before urban development in Istanbul, it was a tourist attraction based on the rich culture of the Turkish people. The togetherness and friendliness of the Turkish people made the visitors go visit again while enjoying the Turkish culture (Bartu & Ozbay 2014). The streets of Istanbul were dark and did not have any life after dark. The people went home early to avoid the activities of the night. The site is contrary to the modern day Istanbul that is well lit and has a twenty-four-hour economy. The neighborhood had a productive life in the 1970s, where different families would go and hang out at the park together. They lived as one family. Urbanization has robbed the people the life of togetherness as there is no time or a safe place where families can go for a breath of fresh air together. Gezi Park was a common area where friends, lovers and neighbors net for a beautiful afternoon of relaxation. Modernization, however, has taken this kind of privilege from the people and the park no longer exists. Tall buildings now lay in that area where businesses take place (Stokes 2000).
There were Jewish quarters in Istanbul before the new government and urban development. The Jewish communities were living as one family because they are the minority in the country. Different times and different events have made the Jewish community move from their quarters. The place has minimal to no Jewish people as half of them have gone to find a way of living in other neighborhoods (RSD 2002). The Jewish community has now adopted the new Turkish design, and everyone is living in the area. The city is alive near the Golden Horn where life is on the fast lane. The other side of the area is, however, silent in the winding streets of