National Geographic : 1913 Oct
Photo by Frederick Moore THE ATHENEUM: BUCHAREST This building, used as an art gallery and museum and occasionally for literary conferences and concerts, is regarded as one of the best examples of modern Rumanian architecture. Photo by Frederick Moore THE GOVERNMENT SAVINGS BANK: BUCHAREST "Bucharest is generally asurprise tovisitors from other countries. Few expect to find anywhereinthe Balkans acapital that can worthily be called a 'little Paris,' yetBucharest isworthy ofthis title. Itisa city with broad, clean streets,on which aretobefound good stores and splendid public buildings; and there areavenues ofbeautiful homes, in which the distinctive architecture ofthecountry isdisplayed with re markable effect" (see text, page 1079).