1 House on Alberta Street was built in 1901, in his appearance reflects the transition from eclecticism to Jugendstil. At present, it is reclaiming its original glory - and in the apartments...
1 House on Alberta Street was built in 1901 , in his appearance reflects the transition from eclecticism to Jugendstil . At present, it is reclaiming its original glory - and in the apartments and on the facades and staircases back those elements of the interior , which, during the construction of the house created by the legendary construction firm Šels un Šefels. ? The luxurious facade , ceiling decorations and grinding of glasses, which bear witness to the refined taste and wealth , creating one of the most beautiful monuments of entrepreneurship Riga at the dawn of the twentieth century. Currently, the building is included in the UNESCO list of world heritage by UNESCO and has the status of state architectural monument.
Of course, the apartments are spacious . A scope is calm and confident . And yet - it indicates that the house number 1 on the street Albert returned the original owners of the house - the people who are changing history. Those who can be called modern Eisenstein and Berlin, Blaumanis and Rosenthal. House recognizes their steps and is ready to accept them.
In the five-storey building with a ground floor has 20 exclusive apartments - each with six or seven rooms with an area of 130 to 210 m ². On the ground floor there is also provided a place for six stores or offices. The apartments are fully prepared for the interior, restored ceilings and stucco decorations that are painted in white. On the walls have been restored all the decorative elements of the interior - moldings and rosettes. The floors are covered with oak parquet. Windows and interior doors have been restored or made from scratch on the old models. Preserved and restored furnace. On the courtyard side of each apartment , starting from the second floor with a balcony. Restored as balconies , located on the front side .
The neighborhood Elizabetes Antonijas and, of course, Alberta has long been known noble nest. It is home to many embassies and stretched beautiful parks in the center of Riga. There are a lot of light and air. Almost every second house has a security guard, so that in a nobleman's nest always feel safe. And do not be surprised that almost every second pedestrian turns out regular subject of gossip ...
Nearby there are also financial institutions and major public transport and places of entertainment and recreation. Literally at arm's length More than 25 restaurants and bars to suit all tastes. Only half an hour drive away and the best beaches Gulf of Riga.
In carrying out the reconstruction of houses strengthened the foundation of the building, new overhead cover, the facade was restored, the replacement of the roof, the stairs were restored along with floral moldings and window glass opacity. The outer doors of the building and apartment doors have recovered their former grandeur.
At the same time in the building, all modern amenities - two Otis elevators with glass doors and walls, a computer network, round the clock security guards with CCTV, intercom at the front doors and electronic metering of water and electricity.