Rudolf barracks

Rudolf barracks ( _hr. Rudolfova vojarna) is historic army barracks site in Zagreb, Croatia, today serving for various public purposes.

who opened construction works in 1888. [hr icon cite web
url = http://www.vjesnik.hr/pdf/2003%5C06%5C10%5C20A20.PDF
title = Rudolf in Croatian capitol
accessdate = 2007-09-05
]

The complex was built as infantry barracks at the end of newly constructed Prilaz Avenue, effectively blocking further communication from city center towards Črnomerec, but its main building gave monumental ending to Prilaz, similar as Zagreb Main Railway Station building gave monumental ending to three parks in center of the city.hr icon Citation
first = Snješka
last = Knežević
title = Povijest područja bivše Rudolfove vojarne i Trga Francuske republike u Zagrebu
journal = Godišnjak zaštite spomenika kulture Hrvatske 22/1996 - 23/1997
year = 1997
pages = 57-71
place = Zagreb
id = ISSN 0350-2589
]

During history barracks were also called Zrinski barracks between WW I and WW II, and Marshall Tito barracks after WW II.hr icon cite web
url = http://www.net.hr/kultura/page/2007/03/23/0062006.html
title = Abandoned barracks for new city
accessdate = 2007-09-05
]

Today only the main building and four auxiliary buildings are preserved, homing Croatian Ministry of Environmental Protection, Physical Planning and Construction, Tourism institute, Zagreb city planning department and Črnomerec district council. Main building is under protection as monument of architecture. After demolition of most of buildings and all walls surrounding the military complex in '70s, there was plan to build commercial and cultural center (1981) but area eventually spontaneously become public park. The park with buildings didn't have the name until 2006 when it was named Franjo Tudjman Square. [cite web
url = http://rawstory.com/news/2006/Tudjman_gets_his_square_in_Zagreb_12222006.html
title = Tudjman gets his square in Zagreb
accessdate = 2006-07-02
]

ee also

Črnomerec

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