Souvan House

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Souvan House

Souvan House (Slovene: Souvanova hiša) or Hohn House (Hohnova hiša) is the highest building at Town Square in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It stands near the Ljubljana Town Hall on the opposite (western) side of the square and has the address 24 Town Square. The building was originally erected in the late 17th century and renovated upon the plans by Francesco Coconi in 1827, who raised it and added a shallow avant-corps.[1] Its façade from the early 19th-century is one of the highest-quality examples of Biedermeier architecture in the city. It is decorated with reliefs representing trade, art and agriculture, work by the travelling sculptor Martin Kirschner.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b Prelovšek, Damjan (1997). "Ljubljanski stavbni mojster Francesco Coconi" [The Ljubljana Master Builder Francesco Coconi]. Acta historica artis Slovenica (in Slovene) (Scientific Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, France Stele Art History Institute) (2): 109–134. ISSN 1408-0419. COBISS 6060845. 
  2. ^ "Francesco Coconi: Souvanova hiša" [Francesco Coconi: Souvan House]. Arhitekturni vodnik [Architectural Guide] (in Slovenian). Zavod Trajekt. Retrieved 11 September 2012. 

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Coordinates: 46°2′59.66″N 14°30′23.15″E / 46.0499056°N 14.5064306°E / 46.0499056; 14.5064306