When Doors Are Art, in Bucharest

Doors are seldom seen as art but in Bucharest‘s once upon a time, on Pitar Moș Street with its modern Art Deco buildings, this is often the case.

Welcome home – for many. An apartment building’s main entrance on Pitar Moș Street, Bucharest. An entrance or an exit?

Bucharest art deco glass door on Pitar Mos Street photo by Patricia Furstenberg
Bucharest art deco glass door on Pitar Moș Street

Another glass and iron entrance door, chic and understated. This door reminds me of an open book, it invites to reading. It also reminds me of the Merensky Library here, in Pretoria.

Apartment building Entrance Art Deco Bucharest
Apartment building Entrance Art Deco Bucharest

A Haussmann style building reflected in an Art Deco glass door at Lahovari square. This door allows you one last glimpse at the street, one final thought at the day’s troubles as you stomp your feet and head inside.

Bucharest a Haussmann style building reflected in an Art Deco glass door at Lahovari square
Bucharest a Haussmann style building reflected in an Art Deco glass door at Lahovari square

If you would be able to choose one of these three doors, where would you rather live?

We were very lucky to visit Bucharest this past winter holiday. More pictures will follow.This was my contribution to this week’s Thursday Doors challenge for door-lovers hosted by Dan Antion – you can take part too.

17 Replies to “When Doors Are Art, in Bucharest”

  1. I like the one with the big circle on top. (But I wouldn’t want to have to keep all that glass clean.)

    1. Thank you so much for visiting and for sharing your thoughts, Ken
      I like that entrance too. Oh, you won’t have to wash the windows, nor clean the shared space. The building will have an appointed caretaker.

  2. These are all wonderful doors, Patricia, but I like the first one the best. I think I’d feel pretty good coming home to that at the end of a busy day. I like the reflections in all of them.

  3. The best “doors” are Standalone EveryOne and if walked around don’t seem to lead anywhere; until we pluck up the courage to open the “door” to somewhere EveryBody

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    1. Thank you so much, dear Cindy!
      Big cong6on your Socialite Award, you’ve always been the image of kindness and support.
      I am thrilled and it hasn’t sunken in yet

      1. You’re soooo welcome Pat! Most deserved with stiff competition!
        Omg, the last thing I want to be is a Socialite and yet here I am as always. lol. I do appreciate your kind words and getting the essence of me. I bet you are and your writing is so broad and covers all aspects of life and self. It’s such a feather in your cap. Enjoy the limelight! ❤️

  4. Love the Art Deco touches (which took away my remark about the first door with the circle.) 🙂 I’d choose the last door for my house if asked to chose among the three although it would look quite odd on the Southwest style homes where we live! 🙂

    janet

  5. I wouldn’t mind living in any of these three doors, I absoutey love Art Deco, but if I had to pick just one, it would be the door with the big circle on top. Lots of glass for light to get through.

    1. Blanca, I celebrate your visit.
      Your stunning photography is an hymn to light first of all, so I can see now why you liked that door 🙂

      I like the last one. It is more sobre, yet framed by elegant glasswork. And I can see the marble stairs awaiting. Going up 🙂

  6. I dig the middle one. And I’m kind of proud you found them in my hometown. 🙂

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