”White House” Apartment Building
Monument / Architectural attraction
The so-called ”White House” (on one side of the central garden - English Park - made in the style of a London square) was built in the 20's of the 20th century, according to the plans of architect Constantin Iotzu.
The building is the first apartment building in Craiova, was called the New Palace and belonged to the Bank of Commerce, and the street was called the New Street. According to the project, the building was supposed to have 44 apartments for the Bank of Commerce officials and to contain an elevator.
The White House was built by Giovanni Batista Peressutti, together with the construction company of Carlo Dalla Barba.