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Modiano Eli (Ελί Μοδιάνο)

Eli Modiano (1881-1968)
One of the most famous architects of Thessaloniki, member of the wealthy Sephardic Modiano family, son of the banker Jacob (Yako) Modiano.
He studied architecture in Paris (Ecole Centrale) and after he returned home he was engaged in various projects both public and private.
Alessandro Manzoni School (ca 1933, currently property of the National Bank of Greece, partly demolished in 2009, Dimokratias Square),

Alliance Israelite Universelle High School (ca 1909, Aristotelous Square, demolished in 195..),

Cite Saoul (Saoul Arcade - Στοά Σαούλ, [originally built by Vitaliano Poselli (ca 1881)], partly destroyed by the 1917 Fire and partly reconstructed in 1929 by Eli Modiano),

Customs House (ca.1910, Telonio - Τελωνείο, Koundourioti & Salaminos str., currently housing the Port's Passengers Terminal),
E6 (ca 1925, 6 Ermou str.),

Harbour Warehouses (ca.1910, Αποθήκες Τελωνείου, currently housing among others the Photography Museum and the Cinematography Museum),

Hotel Luxembourg (ca. 1924, Ξενοδοχείο Λουξεμβούργο, Kalapothaki & komninon str),

Ionian & Popular Bank (ca 1925, Ionos Dragoumi & Ayiou Mina str.),

K30 (ca 1925, 30 Katoyni str.),

ATLAS Building (ca 1924, 26 Venizelou & Vassileos Irakliou str.),

Mandalidis Mansion (ca 1931, currently property of the Aristotelio University, Nikis Avenue),

Modiano Mansion (ca. 1906, Βίλα Μοδιάνο - Λαογραφικό Μουσείο, currently housing the Folk Art & Ethnology Museum, 68 Vassilissis Olgas street).

Modiano Market (ca.1922 in colaboration with Olifent, , Αγορά Μοδιάνο, Ermou & Vassileos Irakliou str., currently housing various groceries shops, bars, taverns etc),

Modiano Buildings (ca 1923, 22-24 Ermou str.)

P35 (ca 1924, 35 Ptolemeon str.)

  • (Anonymously) (Private)
    7 years 2 months ago
    Customs House (currently Passengers Terminal)
    Please correct this: Thessaloniki Customs House was designed by architect Alexandre Vallaury from Ottoman Customs Authority. Elie Modiano was the engineer who applied the reinforced concrete project prepared by the French firm Hennebique.Regards,Seda Kula Say
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