Daily Picture 15-Nov-09: Bucharest Italianate Villa

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An interesting example of inter-war built Italianate type villa in Aviatorilor Boulevard area of Bucharest; designed by architect Toma T Socolescu (info provided by Radu from http://www.bucurestiinoisivechi.blogspot.com/). There can also be detected some French medieval and Renaissance motifs and structures like the gargoyles flanking the top of the central tower or the left hand side corner tourette. (©Valentin Mandache)

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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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