Location: Zagreb, Croatia

Constructed: 1971-1976

Architects: Slavko Jelinek and Berislav Vinković

Genre: Modernist, Socialist architecture, former Yugoslavia

Translating as ‘Zagreb Lady’ and extending over 27 levels, this high-rise office building is ranked either the 1st or 4th tallest structure in Croatia, depending on whether you count the rooftop radio mast or not. The ‘Zagrepčanka 512’, a staggered race up the building’s 512 steps in aid of Croatia’s Addiction Awareness Month has been held annually since 2012.

Zagrepcanka in Zagreb, Croatia | Modernist | Socialist architecture | former Yugoslavia

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