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Ģertrūdes iela 23

Ģertrūdes iela 23 is one of my favorite buildings in Riga (it has 2 "sisters" - similar buildings in the centre). It is considered as a predecessor of Functionalism style, although it was built in 1909 (architect Eižens Laube), in National romanticism (Art Nouveau) style. The building is freshly renovated and the original black color is changed to white. Here you can see couple of years before:

Ģertrūdes iela 23 Reviewed by PhotoRiga on Friday, May 31, 2013 Rating: 5


  1. It makes me so happy to see such beautyful renovation.
    Riga have so many unique buildings and luckily many of them are renovated instead of being demolished for new neutral builings.

  2. Could you make more those before and after photo updates. It's nice to see how Riga changes.


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