Dubai’s history in the making

When he first came to Dubai in 1980, Gulf News reader Murli Patni saw a city that was on the brink of transformation. He shared some of his photographs from 1980, which show how far Dubai has come.

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16:31 July 16, 2017
What is now Jumeirah, was previously called Chicago Beach, due to the presence of a hotel by the same name in the area.
Image by: Zarina Fernandes/ Gulf News
Compiled by: Shreeja Nair, Senior Web Editor