Jan Zawiejski

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Jan Zawiejski

Jan Zawiejski, born Jan Baptysta Feintuch, (1854–1922) was a Polish architect, representative of the 19th century historism advocating the return to classical design of the past.

His most notable design works include Juliusz Słowacki Theatre in Kraków, School of Economics (1904–1906), Ohrenstein House at corner of Stradom and Dietla Street build for Moshe Löbel Ohrenstein and his wife Reizel Wald of Kraków (1889–1893), Stary Dom Zdrojowy in Krynica (1884–1889; with Jan Niedzielski) and his own house, the so-called Dom Jasny in Kraków (1909–1910).

Juliusz Słowacki Theatre, Kraków, by Zawiejski

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Zawiejski was born on 20 June 1854 in Kraków, Poland. In the years of 1872–1873 he studied in Munich and in 1873–1878 at the polytechnic in Vienna. In 1900 became the city architect of Kraków.

Zawiejski died on 9 September 1922 in Kraków. Buried at the Rakowicki Cemetery.

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