Daily Picture 24-Oct-09: Neo-Romanian Balcony with Art Nouveau Motifs

Neo-Romanian style balcony, Rosetti area, Bucharest(©Valentin Mandache)

Neo-Romanian style balcony, with interesting Art Nouveau decorative elements inspired from medieval Wallachian church architecture (the voluminous undulating band above the arch, wrought iron flower pot supports wrapping around the balcony, spiral columns, etc.) House in Rosetti area, Bucharest. Building could date from mid 1910s or first years immediately after the Great War (©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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