Category: historicist

Londýnská 255/5

Londýnská 255/5

A typical facade along the attractively tree-lined Londýnská (London Street), part of the residential district of Vinohrady. This particular example combines neoclassical elements and horizontal borders with vertical rondocubist motifs.

Jugoslávská 802/2

Jugoslávská 802/2

One of the most fascinating aspects of Prague’s urban plan is the way in which streetnames have been altered to reflect the changing history of the region. A good example can be found here. At the time it...

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 552/35

Kodaňská 552/35

The lack of fresh paint lends a particularly impressive air to this neo-baroque building on Vrsovice’s elegant Kodaňská street.

Šubertova 1353/4

Šubertova 1353/4

Number 4 was built at the start of the twentieth century when the street was known simply as ‘U Divadla’ (Theatre Street) after the nearby Vinohrady Theatre. Later the street was renamed in honour of František Šubert, director...

Záhřebská 577/33

Záhřebská 577/33

A figure clad in historic dress stands guard over a handsome neo-renaissance apartment building in Zagreb Street in Prague’s Vinohrady district.