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Lihme House

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Location  Copenhagen
Completed  1768
Architect  Hans Næss
Country  Denmark
Opened  1768
Lihme House
Client  Christian Rasmussen Lihme
Similar  Grandjean House, Prince William Mansion, Barchmann Mansion, Gustmeyer House, Hansen Mansion

The Lihme House /Danish: Lihmes Gård) is a listed historic property on Kongens Nytorv in Copenhagen, Denmark. Restaurant Geist is located in the ground floor of the building.

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History

The building was constructed in 1768 for Akvavit-distiller Christian Rasmussen Lihme. It is believed that the architect was Hans Næss (1723–1795). The actor Adolph Rosenkilde was between 1852 and 1860 one of the residents in the building. He was from 1856 associated with the Royal Danish Theatre on the other side of the square. The composer Peter Heise lived in the building in 1866–67. It was listed in 1918.

Architecture

The four-storey building is designed in the Neoclassical style. It is five bays wide and has a three-bay median risalit decorated with a relief depicting Poseidon between the second and third floor.

Restaurant Geist

Restaunt Geist was opened in the ground floor by the Danish chef Bo Bech in 2011.

References

Lihme House Wikipedia


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