Rooseveltova No. 53

Rooseveltova No. 53

Description of the Building:
Ground floor building with rectangular floor plan, parallel with the street, on a hill, in the direction of depth and width of the building. Classical facade, devided by piedroits. Ground floor on the entrance level has flat ceilings and two deeper wings in the right section. Basement rooms (ground floor according to lower terrace) are barrel vaulted with sectors and crests. Additionally extended on both ends and added upper floor rear wing.

Architectural and Historical Development:
Similar like some houses in front of the Horní Gate, this house was not closely surrounded by other residential houses. The house was built in all likelihood in the middle of the 16th century.

History of the House Residents:
The first known owner of the house was Tomáš z Přídolí (1574). In 1579 Mates Mayerhofer bought the house and his family inhabited the house until the 1620`s.

Present Use:
Residential house.