Prishtina Archive (Pristina)

Status

Type of Protection: Inventorised Date of Protection: 01.12.2000

Type of Protection: Under termporarly protection Date of Protection: 2012

Type of Protection: Under termporarly protection Date of Protection: 2013

Type of Protection: Under termporarly protection Date of Protection: 2014

Type of Protection: Under termporarly protection Date of Protection: 2015

History

Central Archives building in Prishtina, (CPA) the former Technical High School is located in the first zone of cultural and historical heritage of the city of Prishtina. The exact year of construction is not known, but according to the data is supposed to be built by the late XIX century by unknown architects. The building has features of neoclassical style, facade is symmetrical and simple decorated with pilaster and floors finished with freezers characterising the horizontality of the building. The building is covered with a four-guttered roof. It consists of a basement, ground and floor. Each dwelling has around 460 m2, which means that the total premise is 1380 m2. The facade of this building is sometimes was just painted. - At the Turkish time, it was owned by Pasha (unknown name) and served as a prison. - After World War II, it was a professional school (craftsman school) and served for students in the economy from 1947 to 1951. - Dormitory for High School Students “Ivo Lola Ribar” from 1951 to 1957. - After the abolition of Kosovo's autonomy, the school was used by refugees for 10 years, refugees from Croatia and Bosnia. - After the war / 1999/OSCE did repairs and was used as a secondary technical school during 2002-2003. - In 2004, the Municipal Assembly gave for use to Archive of Prishtina, but the premise does not meet the conditions for this type of destination.

References

Unique number: 002723

Name: Prishtina Archive

Class: Monument

Institution: RCCH - Prishtinë

Location

Country: Kosovo

Municipality: Pristina

City/Village: Prishtina

Locality: Historic centre of Prishtina

Postal Code: 10000

Name of Street: Rr. Ibrahim Lutfiu, Ish"Nazmi Gafurri" Nr.23

Functional type and dating

Type:Arkitektuale - ENG

Period:

Century: 19th

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