Official building (now the object of a regional museum) (Gjilan)

Status

Type of Protection: Inventorised Date of Protection: 2005

Type of Protection: Under termporarly protection Date of Protection: 01.10.2014

History

In the center of the city of Gjilan the object of Kajmekamllek is located - now the headquarters of the Mayor of Gjilan. This construction was carried out end in 18th century. This building originally had the function of residence, and later with the change of power it was used as the administrative building for the needs of municipal officials. In the end of 20th century, the offices of the Municipal People's Defense of the former Yugoslavia were set. After the last war, for some time, in this facility the logistics of the Kosovo Liberation Army and the Kosovo Protection Corps has operated, while now the headquarter of the Mayor is set here. The building has two floors and the ground floor. The building belongs to a home type style with neoclassical elements. Construction was carried out by stones, bricks, woods and tiles roof and belongs to civil construction technique. Since its construction, the building has not undergone major changes, except for the restoration of the facade and roof replacement. On the second floor the windows are rectangular, where in upper part they have a semi arch shape work, while the first floor windows are of rectangular shape only. This building represents a unique example of architecture distinguish from other houses of city and it has a historic value of oldness.

References

Unique number: 000319

Name: Official building (now the object of a regional museum)

Class: Monument

Institution: RCCH - Gjilan

Location

Country: Kosovo

Municipality: Gjilan

City/Village: Gjilan

Locality: Gjilan

Postal Code: 60000

Name of Street: "Adem Jashari"

Functional type and dating

Type:Arkitektuale - ENG

Period: Ottoman

Century: 18th

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