"Dancing House" in Prague, a famous shopping and office complex of unusual architecture, sold for $ 18 million, the company said Jones Lang LaSalle, which has advised the transaction by the seller - the company CBRE Global Investors. Office building, which was built in 1994-1996 on the embankment of the Vltava River in Prague city center , is one of the most famous buildings of the world in the style of deconstruction .
" Buyer landmark buildings designed by architects Frank Gehry and Vlado Milunich became Vaclav Skala , a famous collector of objects of art , as well as well-known investor in the real estate market. Deal amounted to 360 million crowns - about $ 18 million ," - says in a press release .
It notes that the " Dancing House " has 4 thousand square meters of office and retail space . While CBRE Global Investors retain its status as one of the tenants of the complex .
" Dancing House " consists of two cylindrical towers : normal and destructive . The building is also known as " Ginger and Fred " after the famous dancing couple Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire . One of two cylindrical towers symbolizes masculine figure , and the second is visually reminiscent of the female figure .