Trojická 386/1

These attractive balconies decorate the facade of one of a range of apartments constructed in the district of Podskalí following the devastating flood of 1890. The work of several leading architects, this particular corner building is by Bohuslav Homoláč.

The memorial bust on the corner of the building commemorates the artist and sculptor Jaroslav Horejc, whose glassware won the Grand Prix at the 1925 International Exhibition of Decorative Arts in Paris (the event which was to give its name to the style ‘art deco’). Click here to see one of his glasses on permanent display in the Metropolitan Museum of New York.