Mayor's Residence Art Salon

The Mayor's Residence Art Salon (Chinese: 市長官邸藝文沙龍; pinyin: Shìzhǎng Guāndǐ Yìwén Shālóng) is a former residence in Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan.

Mayor's Residence Art Salon
市長官邸藝文沙龍
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General information
TypeFormer residence
Architectural styleJapanese
LocationZhongzheng, Taipei, Taiwan
Coordinates25°02′24.9″N 121°31′28.0″E / 25.040250°N 121.524444°E / 25.040250; 121.524444Coordinates: 25°02′24.9″N 121°31′28.0″E / 25.040250°N 121.524444°E / 25.040250; 121.524444
Completed1940
Technical details
Floor area990 m2
Grounds2,640 m2
Website
Official website

HistoryEdit

The residence building was originally built in 1940 by the Japanese government for the governor's families.[1] It was used as the residence of Taipei mayors until 1994.[2] In 1999, the Department of Cultural Affairs of Taipei City Government outsourced the operation of the building and converted it into an art and cultural center.

ArchitectureEdit

The building was constructed with Japanese architecture style.[1] The area of the building spans over an area of 990 m2 on a total ground area of 2,640 m2.[3] It is now run as an art and cultural center. It also includes a restaurant and bookshop.[2]

ActivitiesEdit

The venue regularly hosts small art exhibitions.[1]

TransportationEdit

The building is accessible within walking distance south of Shandao Temple Station of Taipei Metro.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Mayor's Residence Art Salon". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Taipei Mayor's Residence". Undiscovered Taipei. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
  3. ^ a b "About". The Mayor's Residence Art Salon. Retrieved 2 October 2019.

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