Union Hotel in Prishtina on fire [UPDATED] – ONUP Magazine
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Union Hotel in Prishtina on fire [UPDATED]

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© Gazeta Express

One of the last remaining and distinct architectural symbols of Prishtina, Hotel Union, was absorbed in fire this morning at approximately 2:00 am, causing considerable damages. All the efforts made by the Prishtina Fire Brigade to save the building which had its age working against it, were still impossible to localize the fire.

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The building which was designed by an Austrian architect, was built in 1927 destined as a hotel. From 1996-s due to the unique values as an object, it has been declared as a protected cultural monument.

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3 Comments
  • vigan

    so sad. i feel angry how we left this to happen.

    August 22, 2009 at 6:41 pm
  • Sarah Correia

    This is very sad. I had a machiatto there in April 2007 with a dear friend and found the building absolutely lovely. Let’s just hope that something may be recovered and given its original features.

    August 23, 2009 at 9:07 pm

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