Gradska vijećnica National Library, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Taken the 20/07/08
It represents the most beautiful and the most representative building from Austro-Hungarian period, built in pseudo-Moorish style. (Most buildings left in Sarajevo after Austro-Hungarian rule were built in this style, synonym for Austro-Hungarian period in B&H: logo of that age). The first project was designed by Karl Paržik, and since minister B. Kalaj did not like it, building of the new one was trusted to Alexander Witek. As an inspiration in this project design served the mosque of Kemal II, which was the reason of his two visits to Cairo. Since A. Witek allegedly, just because of this project, grew mentally ill and committed suicide, finalisation of his project was trusted in 1894 to Ćiril M. Iveković. Parallel to the project design and development, building was ongoing from 1892 to 1894. The Town Hall building was officially open and put in use in 1896.
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