On the 19th of September 2017 the Villa Ambron, in Alexandria Egypt, was torn down after years of attempts to do so by the developer who owns the plot.
In an interesting post about the house by Michael Haag we learn that:
The Novel Lawrence Durrell Wrote in Villa Ambron
The novels set in Alexandria.
Haag's fascinating retelling of Alexandria's period of modern cosmopolitanism. Writers, culture and politics.