House of the Black Madonna

Interesting
This is one of Prague's first Cubist buildings and doubtless the finest. It was built in 1912 based on a design by Josef Gočár to house a department store, and is striking in its modernity. The highly elaborate façade incorporates a lot of glass; Cubist-style details (portico, balcony railings, dormer windows) complete the audacious overall effect. The statue of the Black Madonna is suspended in a cage at the corner.

Useful information

Address:

Celetná/Ovocný trh Praha

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