Pikk 45 - Tallinn, Estonia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky
N 59° 26.388 E 024° 44.832
35V E 372241 N 6591188
Quick Description: Originally the dwelling of a 14th century well-off Burgher, this is now a restaurant and cafe, known as Le Bonaparte, in the old section of Tallinn, Estonia.
Location: Estonia
Date Posted: 3/12/2013 1:57:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMGJFK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 2

Long Description:
The historical marker on this building at Pikk 45 provides information in both Estonian and English, as follows:

Pikk tn. 45 / Vaimu tn. 2, algselt kõrge otsaviilu, katusealuste laokorruste ja
hilisgootikast pärineva laheruumilise põhiplaaniga tüüpiline jõuka linnakodaniku
elamu. Rae dokumentides juba 1358. aasta mainitud. 15.+17. sajandil laiendatud ja
hiljem ümberehitatud hoones on säilinud arvukalt kunstiväärtuslikke originaaldetaile.

45 Pikk Street / 2 Vaimu Street, originally with acute front gable, depot storeys in the
attic and a two-room basic plan, a typical Late-Gothic dwelling of a well-off burgher.
In the building, first mentioned in the Town Hall documents in 1358, enlarged in the
15th - 17th centuries and later rebuilt, a lot of original details of virtue have preserved.
Group that erected the marker: City of Tallinn

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Pikk 45
Tallinn, Estonia

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed

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