Daily Picture 12-Sep-09: Modernist – Art Deco Facade

I endeavor through this daily image series to inspire appreciation of the historic houses of Romania, a virtually undiscovered, but fascinating chapter of European architectural heritage.

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Modernist - Art Deco facade, poked by bullet marks from the 1989 Revolution street battles; central Bucharest (©Valentin Mandache)

Modernist - Art Deco late 1930s facade; punctuated by bullet marks from street battles during the 1989 anti-communist Revolution (visible on photograph's centre right); central Bucharest (©Valentin Mandache)

See my article on how the street fights of 1989 anti-communist revolution affected the historic buildings of Bucharest: “The BATTLE SCAR PEDIGREE of Bucharest’s period buildings” (click the link).

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If you plan acquiring a historic property in Romania or start a renovation project, I would be delighted to advice you in locating the property, specialist research, planning permissions, restoration project management, etc. To discuss your particular plan please see my contact details in the Contact page of this weblog.