Historicist/Eclectic style buildings

The historic buildings in Fabric, apart from stoically holding their ground as time goes by, bring history into sight and silently tell stories. This is the place they are presented, from their beginnings up until now.


14 Episcop Alexandru Bonnaz str.
Eduard Prohaska Palace

Part the west front of The Romans’ Square, left of the Millenium Church, there is the Eduard Prohaska Apartment Building, an edifice built in the style of Historicist Eclecticis...

2 Dr. Gheorghe Marinescu str.
Dávid Hübsch Palace

Following the tram line leading from the center to Traian Square, we arrive on the Boulevard “3 August 1919,” a relatively narrow boulevard flanked by 19th century buildings. Am...

1 Episcop Ioseph Lonovici str.
Josef Kunz House

Fabric was the neighbourhood in Timișoara where the Kunz family members built and owned the most properties. After erecting, in 1870, the first two storey building in the neighb...

4 3 August 1919 blvd.
Ferencz Pruschinovsky House

In the second half of the 19th century, on this area there was only a park (the so called Vorpark), owned by the city after it had been given away by the army, under the conditi...

13 3 August 1919 blvd.
Kunz Widow's House

The Kunz Widow’s House (or Mrs. Josef Kunz House) was one of the first buildings to appear after the ban to build on Timişoara citadel’s esplanade was lifted, in 1868. It is cl...

8 Romanilor sq.
Zala (Friedmann) House

According to old images, the building had already been erected when the ‘Millenium’ Roman-Catholic church was being built (1896-1900) in Coronini Square (today Romanilor Square)...

3 Ștefan Cel Mare str.
Tenement House

There are few details known about the tenement home on 3 Ştefan cel Mare Street. However, according to rare historic photographs, it is assumed that the building existed in the ...

20 Ștefan Cel Mare str.
Former "At the Black Bear" Brewery

Today a bias point of a private company, the building used to host one of the most popular and appreciated establishments in the Fabric neighbourhood: 'La Ursul Negru' (Black Be...

1 Anton Pann str.
Duschnitz House

The building existed before 1890, but without the semicircular gable on roof level, which marks the corner of Anton Pann street and Traian Square. Constructed in eclectic style...

1 Ion Mihalache str.
The Serbian Community House

In the 19th century, on the allotment there was the Serbian foundation house, erected by Nikola Ilija Papa and Jovan Preda. In 1894, the building licence is issued for the curr...

27 3 August 1919 blvd.
The former "Queen of England" café

Although the building’s current state does not suggest this, here used to be one of the most appreciated establishments in Fabric: ‘Regina Angliei’ (‘Queen of England’) café (in...

19 3 August 1919 blvd.
Palatul Lőwy Mór

Lőwy Mór House, built in historicist/eclectic style, is, in terms of volume, the most imposing building on 3 August 1919 Boulevard. An interesting detail of the building is tha...