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Lowituv mlyn / Praha - Liben, CZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Velicenstvo
N 50° 06.446 E 014° 28.136
33U E 462024 N 5550710
Quick Description: CS: Byvaly barokni vodni mlyn na Rokytce / EN: Former baroque watermill on Rokytka brook
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 4/20/2012 10:57:57 AM
Waymark Code: WME8ZF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
Views: 81

Long Description:
CS: Byvaly vodni Lowituv mlyn (drive Velky mlyn) lezi u Rokytky mezi Elsnicovym namestim a Thomayerovymi sady. Tato barokni pamatka byla postavena roku 1747. Budova dnes nese jmeno Jachyma Lowita, ktery mlyn koupil roku 1883 a premenil jej na pekarnu. Behem komunisticke ery, kdy byl mlyn vyuzivan jako sklad brambor a pote rekvizit, budova velmi zchatrala. Rekonstrukce se mlyn dockal v roce 2001 na naklady mestske casti. Bohuzel rok pote byl mlyn ponicen povodni a od te doby ceka na rekonstrukci a dalsi vyuziti.

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EN: Former Lowit's Watermill (earlier Large Waterill) stands next to Rokytka brook between Elsnic Square and Thomayer Orchard. This baroque monument was built in 1747. Today the building bears the name of Jachym Lowit who bought it in 1883 and changed it to a bakery. During communist era the mill fell into disrepair while it was used as a potato and then theater set-pieces storage. The mill was reconstructed by Prague 8 in 2001. Unfortunately the building was damaged by flood in 2002 and it is unused untill now.
Current Status: Still In Use

Current Use: Awaiting future use - probably a restaurant

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