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Alberta street 8 (Art Nouveau Building in Riga)
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Albert Street is a street in Riga, named after Bishop Albert. It is known for its Art Nouveau apartment buildings, many of them designed by the architect Mikhail Eisenstein. Building along the street Albert, 12 — the bright sample of national caused reaction to the Scandinavian northern modernist style.
Copyright: Aleksandr Galiullin
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Taken: 18/07/2012
Uploaded: 18/07/2012
Updated: 16/10/2014
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Originated from a small fishermen village, for centuries Riga has been an important part of the trade chain between Russia and Western Europe. A lively crossroad of cultures and backgrounds for over 800 years, the historical centre of Riga has accumulated an impressive cultural baggage and today is justly included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage list.