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When ascending the Parodos Street, one can see various cases of eye-catching architecture. However, the house No. 1 at Parodos Street is exceptional, because together with the nearby Chamber of Agriculture and its streamline corners, it formed the architectural gate to Parodos Hill that have never b…

The idea of ​​building a sanctuary, as a way to thank God for the resurrection of the Lithuanian nation, arose back in 1922. But the process, which required a lot of discussions and political debates on the appearance of the building and the construction site, took a long time. At last, the vision o…

The largest private house of the interwar period - and without a doubt, the most modern - belonged to Jonas Lapėnas, millionnaire businessman and CEO of "Maistas", the largest food processing company in Lithuania, which enjoyed an export monopoly of processed meat products.…

As Lithuania's industry and economy grew, its new (although, it was hoped, temporary) capital - Kaunas - witnessed a construction boom on a gigantic scale. Under the influence of western lifestyle and values, architecture quickly became one of the main expressions of modernity, as every institution …

As Lithuania's industry and economy grew, its new (although, it was hoped, temporary) capital - Kaunas - witnessed a construction boom on a gigantic scale. Under the influence of western lifestyle and values, architecture quickly became one of the main expressions of modernity, as every institution …

To counter the effect of the tzar's interdiction to erect buildings with more than two floors in Kaunas, new legislation was passed after the country regained its independence. To purposefully destroy the flattish city's landscape, and to model Kaunas after the examples of Europe's capitals, it beca…

The erection of this institutional building, in the city's most prestigious avenue, drew particular attention. When it opened its doors to the public in 1940, just days before the Soviet invasion, the high-rise national Savings bank building was to become the last architectural symbol of Lithuanian …

This private residence, located next to a busy boulevard, rightfully draws the eye of many a passersby. The building stands out among its modernistic Kaunas' peers by its looks and decorative details, and breaks away from Lithuanian architectural tradition.…
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