CH Global Spin: Beşiktaş, Istanbul

A quick guide to the historical neighborhood and the city’s burgeoning creative scene

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by Karen Day As the home to Istanbul Modern, numerous small galleries, dozens of hip cafes and Kılıç Ali PaŞa Hamamı—a stunning Turkish bathhouse designed by the legendary Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan—Karaköy is undoubtedly Istanbul’s hippest neighborhood. But like most creative urban pockets, this desirable hotspot has started to reach max capacity; what was once the antidote to Taksim and Sultanahmet squares now feels a …