Rothschild Boulevard, named after Edmond James de Rothschild, was planned as the main street facing east when Tel-Aviv was established, in 1909. It was later extended a give a little “bent” to the north.
Rothschild Boulevard presents a mix historical buildings, a few museums, restaurants, and modern skyscrapers.
Its most significant attraction for tourists and Israelis alike is Rothschild boulevard no. 16. It’s first resident was Meir Dizingoff, the first mayor of Tel-Aviv. Later it became a local art museum, but importantly, it is also the building where the state of Israel was declared in 1948 – “Independance Hall“.