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In Martićeva street and the area surrounding it there are many valuable architectural heritage from the era of modernism. Find out what makes it unique.

 
 

Bagdad

Bagdad is a severely dilapidated industrial building of uncertain origin, ownership, and purpose, half-built and never finished, located in the large inner courtyard of Vlaška 79-81 A, on three floors with the impressive total area of 4200 m2.

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Slavic Bank Building

The monumental bank palace situated at one of the busiest intersections in the narrow city centre is a representative work by the architect Hugo Ehrlich.

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The Interior of Znanje Bookshop

The central part of King Zvonimir street, at the peripheral part of the neighbourhood, on the ground floor of the 1939 Gospodarska Sloga (Economic Agreement) building, housed the Znanje bookshop with its sophisticated modernist interior for years.

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Croatian Medical Home

The representative modernist building of the Croatian Medical Home, seat of the Croatian Medical Association, a public association of Croatian physicians, medical professionals and dentists, opened in 1937.

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St. Peters Church

The unassuming church with attractive exterior, dedicated to St. Peter, symbolically divides Vlaška street in half.

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Badel-Gorica Block

The complex of former Badel and Gorica factories, located at the intersection of Martićeva and Šubićeva streets, across today’s Kvatrić market, is one of the neuralgic spots of the eastern part of the central city area.

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Croatian Agricultural Bank building

At the corner of Smičiklasova street, Martićeva street and the tiny Patačićkina street stands an impressive building that encloses the internal residential block. It was built in 1926/27 according to the architect Dionis Sunk’s design. 

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The bishop’s estate

The former bishop’s estate at the intersection of Vlaška and Vončinina streets was the seat of Maksimilijan Vrhovac’s earthly treasure. Vrhovac is responsible for the expansion and planning of the city of Zagreb at the end of the 18th century.

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Rosinger House

Currently under restoration and reconstruction, the Rosinger House is considered one of the classic works of modern Croatian architecture in the ‘Martićeva zone’. 

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Bishop’s Garden House

A small but interesting old house that decorates the panorama of the upper part of Vlaška street is a valuable example of classicist architecture which is extremely important for Zagreb.

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Meštrović’s pavilion

Whether we call impressive building in the middle of Victims of Fascism Square a Mosque, Meštrović’s pavilion or Home of Visual Arts, it’s one of Zagreb’s most instantly recognizable architectural symbols.

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Little Vatican

Formerly owned by the Zagreb Archbishopry, today Little Vatican is a monumental cluster of residential apartments.

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Wellisch House

Drago Ibler also designed another residential and building in the ‘Martićeva Zone’, the Wellisch House.

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Vitić Skyscraper

Despite the relative deterioration, the ‘Vitić skyscraper’ is a highly desirable residential location.

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Kinoklub Zagreb

Kinoklub Zagreb was founded back in 1928 as an association and it is one of the oldest amateur cinema clubs of SE Europe.

The bishop’s estate

The former bishop’s estate at the intersection of Vlaška and Vončinina streets was the seat of Maksimilijan Vrhovac’s earthly treasure. Vrhovac is responsible for the expansion and planning of the city of Zagreb at the end of the 18th century.

Wellisch House

Drago Ibler also designed another residential and building in the ‘Martićeva Zone’, the Wellisch House.

Hostel Casablanca

Hostel Casablanca is one of the newer hostels that have sprouted up in Vlaška Street in recent years, located in the beautiful courtyard which will mesmerize you at first sight.

Medveščak Library

The Medveščak Library, our neighborhood’s branch of Zagreb City Libraries, encompasses three departments – adult, children’s and youth (also known as “Idi pa Vidi”, or “Come and See”). Besides normal library duties, the library also engages in setting up various exhibitions in its windows, and workshops in the rooms of the youth and children’s departments.