Riga's Jugendstil GrandeurNo. 8 Alberta iela

No. 8 Alberta iela is another eclectic Eisenstein architectural masterpiece. The imposing projecting risalit[1]comprises the centerpiece of the building, with arboreal and lion motifs. The facade is divided by pilasters topped with female heads[2] Window moldings feature monsters keeping the inhabitants safe.


[1]A "risalit" is part of a building which juts out, particularly popular in Baroque arthitecture.
[2]The architectural for elemental heads as decorative elements is a "mascaron."
Click on a thumbnail to view the picture. Mouse over the either side of the picture and click to navigate or use the left/right arrow keys.

Alberta Street Nr. 8

Alberta Street Nr. 8

Alberta Street Nr. 8

Alberta Street Nr. 8

Alberta Street Nr. 8

Alberta Street Nr. 8

Alberta Street Nr. 8

Alberta Street Nr. 8

Alberta Street Nr. 8

Alberta Street Nr. 8

Alberta Street Nr. 8

Alberta Street Nr. 8

Alberta Street Nr. 8

Alberta Street Nr. 8

Alberta Street Nr. 8

Alberta Street Nr. 8

Site contents copyright © 2017, S.A. and P. Vecrumba. All Rights Reserved. Wikipedia™, external site and Google Translate™ links are provided for convenience and do not constitute endorsement of, affiliation with, or responsibility for such content.

We use cookies to assist in context-sensitive navigation. By accessing our site, you agree to the placement if this type of cookie on your computer or mobile device. We do not share user information with third parties.

Please Email us at contact@latvians.com with comments or questions. We look forward to your feedback.

Center for Baltic Heritage is a LATVIANS.COM project.