Pilescu House

Good general condition, some interventions to the facade.
  • Historic monument category B; code LMI: CT-II-m-B-02808;
  • It was built at the start of the 20th century;
  • It is located in the old town of Constanța, on Elisabeta Boulevard, nr 2i, where the residence of the Archbishop of Tomis operates.

Nicolae Pilescu House, actual official residence of the Archbishop of Tomis, is an immobile built in 1903. It used to belong to the commune (city) doctor of Constanța, Nicolae Pilescu, who built the immobile after the systematization of Elisabeta Boulevard and the organization of the promenade on the seashore. The building is made into a combination of neoclassical, rococo and Art Nouveau styles and it is arranged on two asymmetric levels. The facade towards the Elisabeta Boulevard has four windows facing the sea on the ground floor, tripartite doors with flattened arcs, above which are decorative elements, wreaths, bricks and volutes. The hardware is particular to the Art Nouveau style and richly decorated.

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