Sibiu's historical and architectural heritage

 

No. 42, Nicolae Bălcescu Street

No. 42, Nicolae Bălcescu Street

17th-18th century

Description:

Three wings building. Ridged roof, with the ridge parallel to the facade, displays a shaft pediment, made up of curved elements. The pedestrian corridor is placed on the left in a vaulted  “a vella” space, on double arches. The other rooms are cross-vaulted, also two of the rooms upstairs and semicircular in the basement.

The staircase with Baroque stucco on the ceiling
 

History:

Downstairs, on the left, after the transformation of the passing corridor into a commercial space, opened a restaurant after the First World War. Between 1924-1935 it was called Gambrinus and it was owned by Ioan Banciu, and between 1936-1939 it was called “La Pasa”. During the same period, on the right operated a delicacy shop, having the same name.

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