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Former „Pažanga“ house

Laisvės al. 53, Kaunas

This is one of the most impressive buildings representing modernistic architecture, the project made by architect F. Vizbaras, built by developers D. ir G. Ilgovskiai (1934). The exterior of the building is noted for „national style“ elements in main facade, balconies decorations and interior details. There were offices of „Pažanga“, „Lietuvos Aidas“, „Jaunoji Lietuva“ , later shops and a restaurant on the fifth floor. After 1940 apartments were equipped ( from the back side), headquarters of various scientific organizations, Vytautas Magnus university functioned for some time.

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