Fragments of Unique Painting Discovered

Jūlija Madernieka krāsojumi pēc restaurācijas

Unique pieces of decorative painting made by hand of Julijs Madernieks (Jūlijs Madernieks) dating from the beginning of the last century, which were accidentally discovered during restoration work in the premises of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia, are now restored. Polychrome wall painting, made in the style of national romanticism, which …

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Latvian Fire Fighting Museum Facade Has Been Restored

Fire Fighting Museum in the Night CROP

The historic masonry restoration and facade renovation works in the building of State Fire and Rescue Service of Latvia, where Latvian Fire Fighting Museum is also located, were completed in October 2016. Masonry restoration of this object lasted five months, and it was carried out by AS “Būvuzņēmums Restaurators” by request of the Riga City …

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Historical “von Panders’ House” is Restored

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Built in 1889 in eclectic style, the building in 6 Antonijas Street, was originally used as a tenement house. Sometime it was known to residents of Riga as “von Panders’ House”, which was designed by the first Latvian architect with academic education Janis Fridrihs Baumanis. Creation of design of many important buildings in Riga (the Riga …

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VEF Facade Regained its Initial Gloss

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Almost after a year of restoration works and 117 years since the moment of construction of the building, the facade of the world famous factory “VEF” regained its original historical appearance. The large-scale facade renovation works have been carried out in this building of eclectic style, which was built in 1899. These works have been …

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Restoration of the Staircase in Riga, 37 Valdemara Street

Restoration of the Wooden Staircase Finishing in Riga, 37 Valdemara Street, 2016.

The building in Riga, 37 Krisjana Valdemara Street, which was previously called the Niedre House, was built in 1912. It was constructed by the project of an architect Eizens Laube, who is considered to be an Art Nouveau pioneer in Latvia. The house was fully renewed and put into service in January 2016, there are …

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Four Chapels of Riga Dome Cathedral are Restored

Restaurētā Dienvidu kapela Rīgas Domā 001

Riga Dome Cathedral is, without doubt, an architectural symbol of the capital of Latvia. This church is one of the oldest sacred buildings in the Baltic States, an architectural monument of national importance. Cathedral of the Archbishop of Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church and church of the Dome parish is located in the heart of Old …

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Facade Repair in Riga, 6 Antonijas Street

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Facade repair of the building of the current Court Administration in Riga, 6 Antonijas Street, was completed in October 2014. Works on the site were made by AS “Būvuzņēmums Restaurators” by the order of the state joint-stock company “Tiesu namu aģentūra” and in accordance with the project of the architect Kristine Grava. Built in 1889 …

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Staircase Restoration in Old Riga, 19 Marstalu Street

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Building in Old Riga, 19 Marstalu Street, is an architectural monument of national importance. After the restoration of staircase, which was made during the period from February to August 2013, this building houses offices of various state institutions. For example, there is the Latvian Judical Training Center, Latvian State Land Surveyor (SIA “Latvijasmernieks.lv”), Insolvency Administration, …

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Restoration of the “Splendid Palace” Cinema Grand Hall

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Historical cinema “Splendid Palace” in Riga, 61 Elizabetes Street, was the first detached building intended exclusively for the needs of the cinema. The cinema was opened on December 30, 1923, and there were 824 seats for spectators in it. The building itself, impressive with its Neo-Baroque facade, surprises with the variety of Neo-Baroque forms in …

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The Most Splendid Staircase in Baltics is Finished

Kāpņu telpa Alberta ielā 4 - 001

The most splendid staircase, which has no analogue architectural objects in the Baltics, in 4 Alberta Street is now finished. This is the opinion of the enterprise AS „Būvuzņēmums Restaurators” masters who carried out the facade and staircase restoration works. Alberta Street appeared in 1900, and it is believed that exactly in this street there …

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