Standard Excursion 3

Vienna City Walk: Dawn of Modernism

Otto Wagner, Adolf Loos and contemporaries

Main hall of the Postsparkasse Vienna

Postsparkasse Vienna
© Architekturzentrum Wien, Collection, photograph: Margherita Spiluttini

The start of the 20th century was a time of upheaval and renewal in Vienna. Personalities like Otto Wagner and Adolf Loos left their stamp on this era at the transition from historicism to modernism. This tour brings you from the „Secession“ to the “Looshaus” and on to the „Postsparkasse“, introducing you to outstanding architectural gems from this unique age.

Meeting point: Otto Wagner Pavilion, Otto Wagner 1898 / in front of the café

  • Secession, Olbrich 1897; renovated: A. Krischanitz, O. Kapfinger 1986
  • American Bar, Adolf Loos 1908
  • Knize Tailoring Salon, Adolf Loos 1910
  • Haus am Michaelerplatz, Adolf Loos 1911
  • travel on U3 to Stubentor

End: Austrian Postal Savings Bank Otto Wagner, 1904

Außenansicht Secession Wien
Vienna City Walk: Dawn of Modernism
© Photograph: Marion Kuzmany
Pavillon von Otto Wagner
Vienna City Walk: Dawn of Modernism
© Photograph: Rupert Christanell
Außenansicht der Secession in Wien
Vienna City Walk: Dawn of Modernism
© Photograph: Rupert Christanell
Außenansicht von Geschäftsportalen
Vienna City Walk: Dawn of Modernism
© Photograph: Rupert Christanell
Städtischer Platz mit Touristen
Vienna City Walk: Dawn of Modernism
© Photograph: Rupert Christanell
Treppenaufgang in holzgetäfeltem Interieur
Vienna City Walk: Dawn of Modernism
© Photograph: Stefanie Einhorn
Portal der American Bar
Vienna City Walk: Dawn of Modernism
© Architekturzentrum Wien, Collection, photograph: Margherita Spiluttini

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