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It’s hard to overstate how enormous the Russian Embassy is. It was built in the 1920s by the wealthy Petschek family and designed in a neo-Baroque style by the Petcheks’ favorite architect at the time, Max Spielmann. This is the same family and architect, by the way, who built the nearby American embassy residence. Photo by Mark Baker.

Neo-Baroque style architecture at the Russian Embassy in Prague, built in the 1920s under architect Max Spielmann, who also designed the American embassy residence.

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