Union Hotel in Prishtina on fire [UPDATED]


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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.