The Kameleon Store in Wroclaw

 

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The Kameleon Store (Dom Handlowy Kameleon) is an unusual building on the corner of Szewska Street and Olawska Street. It's semicircular bay, formed of rows of windows, just out dramatically. It was built by the German architect Erich Mendelsohn as a retail store for Rudolf Petersdorf in 1927-1928.

Nearby, at the intersection of Laciarskiej Street and Ofiar Oswiecimskich Street, is another interesting exampple of Modernist architecture, an office building of 1912-1913 by an equally renowned architect, Hans Poelzig.



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