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Intourist hotel

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ID:
4704
Place
Lviv
Date:
1950-1980
Technique:
Postcard
Size of the resource:
Unknown
Creator
V. Ivanova
Collection
Center for Urban History of East Central Europe
Copyright
Center for Urban History of East Central Europe
Publisher
Ministry of Communications of the USSR
Description
The Hotel was built in 1900 following a project by the construction company of architects Ferdinand Fellner and Hermann Helmer of Vienna on the site formerly taken by an earlier hotel Russie, which was constructed by George Hoffman. The opening ceremony took place on January 8, 1901. The project was realized by the construction company of Ivan Levynskyi and Józef Cybulski of Lviv. The hotel stands at the intersection of what are today known as Liberty and Shevchenko Avenues. The building’s façade displays a bas-relief of St. George the Dragon-slayer by Antoni Popel and allegorical sculpures symbolizing Asia, Africa, Europe, and America by Leonardo Marconi.
Tags:
Hotel, people in the street
Category:
Hotels