Jablonec nad Nisou is an architecturally young city. Its greatest boom did not take place until the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries. The city is home to unmistakable traces of the art nouveau, functionalist and neo-renaissance architectural styles. Its cultural wealth was and continues to be associated with the fragile beauty of glass products and custom jewellery.
This timbered structure dating from the second half of the 17th century is one of the oldest buildings in Jablonec. This piece of folk architecture was rescued from certain demolition by Franz Rieger. Nowadays, the cafe and gallery located in the house are named after him. [...]