Year of construction: 1923
Architecture: Russian Empire style
Location: 34, Knez Mihailova street, Stari Grad district
Nearby: Serbian Academy of Arts and Sciences, Students' Park, Belgrade Fortress, Terazije square, Republic square
Fun fact: Avakumović family is well-known in Serbia after Jovan Avakumović (1841-1928), who was a member of the Academy, lawyer, judge, and on two occasions the prime-minister. This building is maybe the only true example of the Empire style of architecture in Belgrade. Esentially, it is the late version of Neoclassicism created in France, in the early 19th century. It was named after Emperor Napoleon. Its main features are proportion, stressing the nobility and antique details on the facade.
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