Palace of Justice

The existing urban-architectural complex is mainly Art Nouveau style, constructed in the early 20th century, after a feudal castle, located on the site of today’s Palace of Justice, was demolished. The Palace was designed by the Budapest-born architect G. Czigler, while the supporting masonry across the street is the work of the Art Nouveau architect […]

Palača Adria

Palača Adria simbol je pomorske moći Rijeke. U vrijeme izgradnje proglašena je za objekt koji će „biti najljepša i najbogatija zgrada u Rijeci“. Takvu je ambiciju pokazalo parobrodarsko društvo Adria. Arhitektonsko rješenje ponudio je Franjo Matiasić, a golemo zdanje stavljeno je pod krov 1895. Palača ima dva pročelja. Jedno je okrenuto prema luci, drugo na […]

Adria Palace

The Adria Palace is a symbol of Rijeka’s maritime power. In the period of its construction it was proclaimed as a facility that would be the most beautiful and richest building in Rijeka. That aspiration was shown by the Adria Steamboat Association. The architectural solution was offered by Franjo Matiasić, and the large building was erected […]

Braun-Biro Palace

Bernard Braun and Danijel Biro’s house displays its picturesque facade close to the main city market. Its current appearance dates back to 1905. At that time, the architect Giovanni Rubinich gave it the features of the Neo-Baroque and Art Nouveau styles within the complete adaptation of the building. On the street facade of the renovated […]

Rijeka skyscraper

The skyscraper that dominates the square on the western end of the Korzo was built during the Second World War, in 1942. It was an investment by Enrico de Arbori, a returned migrant, who had migrated to the USA and became rich in the period of prohibition. A rumour spread through the city that the […]

Teatro Fenice

The large Art Nouveau building of the Teatro Fenice as we know it today dates back to 1914 and is the successor of the similar older and more modest facility. With the later building, Rijeka got an entertainment centre which included the theatre, variety shows, a casino, a concert hall, social rooms and a residential […]

Turkish House

The Turkish House was built close to the heart of the city market and attracts visitors thanks to its picturesque appearance. This appearance is reminiscent of the Orient. The building has a multicolour facade with windows created with eastern arches and ornaments of plants and geometric exemplars, arabesques and Arabic inscriptions. The reason behind this […]

Modello Palace

As Rijeka has always competed with the port of Trieste, this meant it should have its own Palazzo Modello, a model of the city’s monumental palaces built in the style of late Historicism, which today is the seat of the Rijeka City Library and the Circolo italiano di cultura. The project was designed by the […]

Ploech Palace

The luxurious city palace of Annibale Ploech, one of the four most important men connected to the torpedo works, was built in 1888 based on the design of the notable Rijeka architect, Giacomo Zammatti. Drawn together at the Stabilimento Tecnico Fiumano Company, Whitehead, Luppis, Ciotta and Ploech increased the city’s reputation by inventing the torpedo, […]

State Archives in Rijeka

In the 18th century, Baron Mihovil Androcha ordered the construction of a simple summer house in the middle of a vineyard and an olive grove on the hill just above the northern city walls. That villa then changed numerous notable owners, consuls, mayors and businessmen from the Orlando and Pasquale families, Andrija Ljudevit Adamić, John […]