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Glass Palace
Glaspaleis

Bongerd 18 (Centrum)
Heerlen Netherlands

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1934
  Finished1935
Floor Count7
Building Uses
 - mixed use
 - education
 - library
 - monument
 - theatre
Structural Types
 - lowrise
 - frame
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof98 ftConstruction drawings

Description
Architect: Fritz Peutz

- Original built as a department store with a penthouse for owner Schunck on top. It was totally renovated in the 90's after years of negligence. Nowadays it's used as a centre of culture.

- the State Secretary of Education, Culture and Science placed the Glass Palace Schunck on the list of Protected Monuments.

- It's one of the 1000 world's most important buildings of the 20th century.

http://www.stadsarchiefheerlen.nl/publieksbereik/educatie/projecten/glaspaleis/tijdlijnindex/1934.htm

http://www.aachen-webdesign.de/eng/glaspaleis.htm

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