The Big Moneymen of Palestine, Inc.

July 1989 – Fortune A real estate deveoper based in Washington, Mohamed Hadid traces his roots to Daher al-Omar Alziadani, The Bedouin tribesman who used a scimitar to carve Palestine–however briefly–from the Ottoman Empire in the 18th century. Born in Nazareth during the 1948 cold war, Hadid grew up in Damascus and Beirut, where his […]

Sportsmanlike Conduct

December 1990 – Washington Home and Garden Sportsmanlike Conduct From Walter Chrysler in the 1930s to Mohamed Hadid today, the owners of Pokety Farm in Maryland are turned into hunting enthusiasts. WINTER’S DAWN DOES NOT COME quietly to Pokety Farm, developer Mohamed Hadid’s exquisite sporting lodge. Thousands of ducks and geese honk, sheep bleet, horses […]

Aspen: The Call of the Wild

From The New York Times Magazine, Jan. 21, 1990. The sun first peeks over the Continental Divide just after six on New Years Day, and partic­ularly at this hour, it seems there could be no more beautiful place on earth than the Roaring Fork Valley—red-tinged clay, bright white snow and a pure blue in the […]