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Building of former Continental Hotel

The building of the former Continental Hotel located on 1 Napoca Street was built in 1894 on the place where in the 19th century it was erected the classicist building of Naţional (National) Hotel. It is a monumental building in eclectic-neo-Baroque style with classicist elements. Until the end of the Second World War, the hotel, restaurant and coffee house functioned under the name New-York, being the centre of the literary-artistic life from Cluj. After the Second World War it functioned as head office of institutions, student house and in 1960 it returned to its initial function, that of hotel.