Thessaloniki’s architecture shaped by history (part II)

Following the Antique, the Byzantine and the Ottoman era, comes the neoclassical era. Even still under the Ottoman domination, by the end of the 19th century the city spreat itself by the seaside and out of the wall. The storekeeper bourgeoisie, mostly Jews and Ottoman, built splendid residences of neoclassical style, whose born under the … More Thessaloniki’s architecture shaped by history (part II)

Thessaloniki’s architecture shaped by history (part I)

Thessalonique has been since its origine at the crossroad of the big commercial roads and its history was both very agitated and very rich. This history left behind a massive and diverse architectural inheritance. On the whole, the city has 6 architectural orders inherit from its past : the Greek Antiquity, the Roman Antiquity, the … More Thessaloniki’s architecture shaped by history (part I)