Category: art nouveau

Čermákova 1290/9

Čermákova 1290/9

A fine 1904 example of a historicist doorway in the residential district of Vinohrady, combining elements of classical, baroque and art nouveau. The street is named after the academic painter Jaroslav Čermák.

Kodaňská 554/51

Kodaňská 554/51

An example of an art nouveau facade from the turn of the twentieth century, located on Kodaňská (Copenhagen Street), the outstanding street of period housing in Vršovice.

U akademie 283/1

U akademie 283/1

This art-nouveau detail is from an apartment block of 1908 built by Karel Hübschmann in the district of Bubeneč. In the 19th and early 20th centuries the ancient foundation myth of Prague became a crucial element of the...

Ovenecká 341/46

Ovenecká 341/46

Art nouveau detail from the facade of a residential building designed in 1911 by architect Alois Masák.

Šmeralova 360/30

Šmeralova 360/30

Decorative element from the art nouveau facade of a townhouse designed in 1911-12 by the architect Václav Vacek. This was the first photograph taken specifically for The Prague Vitruvius, on 26 June 2011, and marks the official start...

Nad Královskou oborou 189/7

Nad Královskou oborou 189/7

‘Well to ourselves, to no man ill’ is one of several proverbs depicted on the facade of this handsome apartment building in Prague 7. Constructed in 1901 overlooking the spacious Stromovka park, the architect is Jan Brzák, and...