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."
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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

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