Diving into History: Croatian State Archives Building

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The Croatian State Archives, located at Marko Marulić Square, is the central archival institution responsible for collecting information about archival material in Croatia and worldwide. The impressive building at Marulić Square is the work of architect Rudolf Lubynski. It was constructed as the Royal University Library and the Royal State Archive and was completed in 1913. It was envisioned as a standalone building in a park, and with its location, it belongs to the Lenuci Horseshoe. Today, the home of the Croatian State Archives is considered the most representative example of Zagreb’s Secession. According to experts, the building successfully blends early Viennese Secession and modern European architecture from the early 20th century.

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