Heritage of Timișoara

Elisabetin 5 Gheorghe Doja str.

Ernő Neuhaus house

Completion date:

March 1903

  • Architect: Unknown
  • Former Owner: Ernő Neuhaus
  • Construction authorization: November 1902
  • Property type: Private property
  • Protection type: Historical Site
    Urban site "Vechiul cartier Iosefin"
    TM-II-s-B-06098
  • Main arch. style Historicist/Eclectic
  • Building condition Fair
  • Planimetry Rectangular Complex
  • No. of levels 2
  • Current functions Multiple property




In 1902 Neuhaus Ernő pays 4,098 crowns for two plots of land located between Gheorghe Doja Street and the square with the same name. Here he will erect two buildings that, although symmetrical, have very different treatments of the facades.

The building closest to the tram line is remarkable for the bow window on the corner, decorated with elaborate anthropomorphic figures depicting woman’s heads typical of the 1900s architecture. Another characteristic of this building is represented by the surfaces decorated with geometrical patterns, another departure from the architectural language of the 19th century.

Neuhaus Ernő, entrepreneur, had another apartment building on 6 General Henri Berthelor street.

Vintage photos

Authors of this file:

Research & text: Mihai-Claudiu Moldovan

Field research & mapping: Vlad Pată (coordonator), Raluca Ilie (voluntar)

Translation into English: Cristina Chira

Photographer: Flavius Neamciuc

Last modified: 4 months ago

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