The Ship house from a drone. Photo courtesy of Nina Todoryuk (http://novosti-turbiznesa.info/article/budinok_korabel.html)
The Chernivtsi's house was built at the end XIX century shaped as a ship washed by two street "rivers”. The ship "snout” is decorated with giant lion head, griffons, dolphins and algae. Initially the lion was a part of fountain with potable water.
The house is situated in the beginning of today's Holovna and Sholem Aleikhem Streets, former Holy Cross Square
Ship house, a historical photo
The front view
The house as if penetrates the area dividing it into streets (photo courtesy of Marat Gubaev)