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Paulius Galaunė was a pioneer of professional Lithuanian museology, painter, art critic, as well as folk art researcher, bibliophile, and collector. The library collection (12 thousand volumes) is very rich – collected by Paulius Galaunė from among publications related to Lithuania, its history, cul…

The villa of Prime Minister Juozas Tūbelis arose in one of the prettiest Kaunas spots at that time, on the uppermost terrace of the Žaliakalnis hillside near Kaukas Lane. It is a building, with an open view of the hillsides, that is modern in architecture, lucid in form, and asymmetric in compositio…

The house of Juozas Daugirdas, director of the Drobė Company, was at the start of the 1930s one of the most modern buildings in Lithuania and held to be a jewel of Vytauto Avenue. The four storey building with the mezzanine served for shops and living. The portal is ornamented with a rim of Dubeneck…

The shortest street in Kaunas that is all surrounded by interwar architecture. This rich and decorative house belonged to Rinkevičiai family. In 1936 it was listed into the catalogue of beautiful buildings in Kaunas.…

On the beautiful Žaliakalnis slope, near the stairway to the city , the famous architect Kudokas built himself a house. Here, for the first time, he put in the loggias (galleries) so popular in Italy where he had studied and which soon became popular with other designers and clients. The house has b…

The former home of the painter, set-designer and decorative artist Liudas Truikys and his partner, soprano Marijona Rakauskaite.…

There are only four remaining mosques in Lithuania, and Kaunas Mosque is one of them. Kaunas had a wooden mosque built in 1860, but in 1930 for the commemoration of the 500th death anniversary of Vytautas the Great, the Grand Duke who invited Tatars to come and settle in Lithuania, a decision was ma…

This house belonged to the Prime Minister and lawyer Mykolas Šleževičius and his wife dentist Doma Šleževičienė. Both of them not only lived here, but also had their independent practices. …

Owned by Kazimieras Škėma, a famous lawyer, this house had five floors, which in the interwar years was a rarity. During its construction the owner hat to negotiate hard in order to get its height approved by the municipality`s building commission, since it diverged noticeably from general height le…

The building contained not only an internal medicine and neurology clinic but also the owner`s apartment, located far up behind on the fourth floor. The first storey was devoted to hydrotherapy; the second to patients` reception; and the third to the clinic. The terraced mezzanine served recreationa…

The lab was intended for research on military industry raw materials and products. The building thoroughly reflects the canons of international functionalist architecture. Architectural solutions – a free plan not constrained by load-bearing walls, continuous sash windows, a flat roof – were all dic…

The location of this building is related to the agriculture and industry exhibitions, organised by the Chamber of Agriculture, that took place on the upper terrace behind the building. The main entryway to exhibition hill was next to the building, this influenced its configuration. The east side rec…

The creation of a stylistic transition from retrospectivism to modernism, this building is dominated by features of modernized classicism. It was designed following the example of the newly built Brussels University Medicine Faculty, held to be one of Europe`s finest. Since the financial capabilitie…

Distant from the main streets this building still attracts the eyes of any architectural lover passing by this house. Formerly it belonged to Matjošaičiai family. Also in this house a famous Lithuanian composer Balys Dvarionas lived.…

The Hall is a specific engineering construction that has no analogs in Lithuania. It is the first building devoted to major sports and built for a special and specific occasion – the 1939 European Basketball Championship. The design for it was prepared in just a month and a half, and the building of…

This small but notable administrative building in Kaunas city center formerly belonged to „Lietuvos Lloydas“ insurance company. Currently – it is the National Land Service under the Ministry of Agriculture.…

The nunciature was the first and probably only building designed specifically for a legation. The Vatican`s envoy would have enjoyed a good atmosphere here not only for representing and working but also for living and relaxing. The first storey had a chancellery, an office room, a parlor, a dining r…

The building`s architecture was determined by its proximity to the Vytautas the Great Museum; the project`s author , as he himself claimed, sought to create a building that would not compete with the museum but just provide a quiet background reflecting some of its motifs. The main hall for banking …

This residential house was always exclusive because of its architectural "language" and its place in the city – both facades of the house are equally representative and decorative. This house built in 1929 also has its success story – because of the active community its facade was renovated in 2017.…

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…

In this residential house a famous interwar art deco painter Konstancija Petrikaite-Tuliene lived.…

In this house the famous Lithuanian political figure Juozas Purickis lived from 1932 to 1934.…

In the interwar period cooperatives were formed for the purpose of building residential houses. One of these was the Butas C-op, organized by the Supreme Tribunal officials Liudas Ciplijauskas and Martynas Kavolis.…

The house of Janulaičiai family was built in 1932, it was designed by a famous modernist architect of Lithuania Arnas Funkas. Augustinas Janulaitis was a public figure, professor, lawyer, historian, a member of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, publicist and translator.…

This house of Juozas and Stasė Gruodžiai was designed by Feliksas Vizbaras and built in 1932. It stands in the spacious and lush green natural abode, next to the Neris River. Composer J. Gruodis lived in this house from when he first moved in, in 1932, until his death in 1948. Together with his wife…

The museum located in the house of the Lithuanian opera singer Kipras Petrauskas and his brother composer and singer Mikas Petrauskas, invites you to get acquainted with the legendary personalities of Kaunas, to look at their lives and work and also touch upon the history of Lithuanian professional …

Salomėja Nėris Memorial Museum keeps poet‘s S. Nėris and his husband (who was the sculptor) creative and memorial heritage. In four memorial rooms was restored interior of 20th century’s 4th decade.…

The house of Linartai family. Now owned by Kaunas Municipal Vincas Kudirka Public Library.…

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, businessman and CEO of "Maistas", the largest food processing company in Lithuania, which enjoyed an export monopoly of processed meat products.…
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