The Facade in Riga, 61 Caka Street, Has Been Renewed

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Different works were performed in the process of renewal of the facade of the building (which is located in Riga, 61 Caka Street), built in the eclectic style. There is a number of positions worth mentioning among these, the main of which is undoubtedly the restoration of historical decorative elements, because some of them were …

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Restoration of the Facade in Riga, 8 Cesu Street

House in Riga, 8 Cesu Street, After the Facade Restoration, Carried Out by AS “Būvuzņēmums Restaurators” in 2016 (2016).

The building of Riga municipality in 8 Cesu Street, was originally designed as a tenement house. Its construction was completed in 1910. However, during more than 100 years of its history, it served different masters and was used for various purposes, and at one point even the Riga 9th Evening (shift) Secondary School was located …

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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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20 Years Passed After Restoration of Opera House

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Latvian National Opera House on 3 Aspazijas Boulevard, without exaggeration, is one of the architectural symbols of the capital of Latvia. Opera traditions are present in Latvia from the XVIII century, when musical performances were staged at court of the Duke of Courland and wandering opera companies came to Riga. The first Latvian opera was …

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How Were Decors of Riga Castle Produced

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Riga Castle is the residence of the president of Latvia and definitely one of the most significant building of Latvian capital, in historical and cultural terms. The castle is located in 3 Pils Square, on the banks of river Daugava. The first stone of the Riga Castle was laid in 1330, and master of the …

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After 150 Years Gertrude’s Fleurons are Restored

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Today Evangelical-Lutheran Old St. Gertrude church is perceived mainly as a religious building by ones, as a historical monument of architecture by others, but some people just use it as a handy landmark in Riga. However, it would be a great difficulty to find at least one person in Latvia who did not know the …

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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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Customer Cash Desk in the Bank of Latvia is Restored

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The building of the Bank of Latvia in Riga, on 1B Krisjana Valdemara Street, has a rich history, as it was built in 1890 for the needs of the Crediting Company of Vidzeme Nobility. At the beginning of XXI century, a large-scale restoration begun in the building, in which AS “Būvuzņēmums Restaurators” took part. Customer …

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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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