Sunday, September 27, 2009

Europe's Second Tallest

A study for Prudential Building at Napoleon Square
Warsaw, Poland
Designed by Marcin Weinfeld, Stefan Bryła, Wenczesław Poniż for an insurance company, it was 66 m tall. Construction started in 1931 and was completed in 1934. Since 1937 there was a TV transmitter mast on the roof. Severely damaged in 1944, Prudential was rebuilt after the war.
Now it houses Hotel Warszawa.

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