Monthly Archives: December 2006

Wasting Away

The Prague Post Legal battles keep an architectural gem from repairs By Kristina Alda and Jacy Meyer The City of Brno, which owns Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s Vila Tugendhat, spends 2 million Kc a year to maintain the building. Peeling paint and cracks wider than a golf ball mar the facade of Vila Tugendhat, a… Read more »

Smart Marketing

The Prague Post Best bets at this year’s Christmas markets Making a list and checking it twice doesn’t help much if you’re stuck for Christmas gift ideas. This time of year, desperate shoppers usually look for inspiration at the mall. But there is an easier and, shall we say, almost fun way of getting unique… Read more »

The Diplomat has regality with hip, modern twist

The Prague Post Hotel has deep roots in Prague’s Dejvice neighborhood The Diplomat Hotel has towered over the Dejvice area of Prague 6 for what seems like forever. Actually, just since 1990, when it became one of the first newly built four-star hotels following the revolution. Since then, it has soldiered on, continuing to offer… Read more »

Chateau Mcely: A dream come true

The Prague Post Retreat wins first place in Best of Realty contest “I could clearly feel the strong and pure energy of the place.” That’s how Inéz Šipulová Cusumano describes in her soon-to-be-published book the chateau she bought in ruins and renovated into a luxury five-star hotel and retreat. Last month, Chateau Mcely took first… Read more »