Heritage of Timișoara

Iosefin 18 Tudor Vladimirescu Drv.

Residential Building

Completion date:

20th century

  • Architect: Unknown
  • Property type: Private property
  • Protection type: Historical Site
    Urban site "Vechiul cartier Iosefin"
  • Main arch. style Historicist/Eclectic
  • Current condition Poor
  • Planimetry Square
  • No. of levels 3
  • Current functions Multiple property

One of the most enigmatic buildings not only of the neighbourhood, but of the whole city, the so-called ‘House with Gothic Windows’ flares the imagination of passers-by and researchers of built heritage alike.

Set on the shores of Bega, the building’s mysterious silhouette had been often mistaken for that of a synagogue. The house is remarkable though its Neo-gothic decorations, the floral lacing of Gothic inspiration, and the elevation of the central area of the facade. However, the building’s story is still a mystery to be solved.

Authors of this file:

Research & text: Mihai Moldovan, Alexandra Palconi

Field research & mapping: arh. Vlad Pată (coordonator), Denisa Ungureanu (voluntar)

Translation into English: Cristina Chira

Photographer: Flavius Neamciuc

Last modified: 2 years ago

Published on: 07 November 2018

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