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Vitić Skyscraper


Wellisch House


Ibler or Wooden Skyscraper

Marker ikona

The ‘Wooden Skyscraper’ stands out among other buildings in the neighbourhood with its vividness and vigour.

As one of the oldest skyscrapers in Zagreb, this residential and business building consists of a basic two-storey building and an eight-storey tower. It was built from 1956 to 1958 according to the design of renowned architect Drago Ibler, on a square that now bears his name. Much like the equally famed ‘Vitić Skyscraper’ in Laginjina Street, the facade of the ‘Wooden Skyscraper’ is adorned by numerous elements that gave it its nickname, primarily balcony railings and the wooden facade of the central line of the stairway. The building was originally intended for the company Autocentar and its workers, demonstrating the one-time importance of the automotive industry for both the Zagreb economy and this city quarter. In addition to its residents, today the ‘Wooden Skyscraper’ is home to several establishment of various profiles, for instance, a popular retail store on the ground floor.

Owing to its exceptional architectural value, the skyscraper was placed on the List of Protected Cultural Goods in 2004, but its comprehensive reconstruction began only about ten years later and is currently nearing its end. With its new/old look, fully in accord with its original appearance, the ‘Wooden Scyscraper’ stands out among the other buildings in the neighbourhood with its indisputable vividness and enduring inventiveness and vigour.



Program bar

The bar Program is located on the site of a former charming Divas bistro. Saša Žerajić, the ever-present and loved face of the bistro, who worked there since the opening, decided to create his own concept in the same place. 


PULS*AR was established in December 2013, as a new initiative by principal architects with a collective wealth of experience built through their individual careers, each stretching back almost twenty years. Together, they encompass a wide range of varied concepts, designs, and built developments, winning them international recognition and a host of prestigious awards.

Atelier Ane Barbić Katičić

Ana Barbić Katičić has been exhibiting independently and collectively in Croatia and abroad (France, Belgium, Israel) for 15 years (since graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb). So far she has exhibited 20 times independently, and is a member of Croatian Association of Artists and Croatian Freelance Artists Association.

Home of Printers’ Trade Union

The printmakers’ and publishers’ union is, with its 147 years of constant activity, the oldest union in Croatia and beyond, established as the Croatian Typographic Society.

Kreativni centar Ledana

Unutrašnjost bloka u Bauerovoj 19 jedan je od primjera dugogodišnjeg nastojanja za očuvanjem bivšeg industrijskog kompleksa tvornice leda kao prostora od javnog značaja, a protiv pokušaja njegove privatizacije.