Neumann, Franz von der Jüngere
Franz von Neumann the Younger. Photo, around 1890.
Neumann, Franz von (the Younger), b. Vienna, Jan. 16, 1844, d. Vienna, Feb. 1, 1905, architect. Student and assistant of Friedrich von Schmidt; from 1883 worked free-lance; 1889-1900 member of the Vienna Municipal Council, 1891-1895 city councillor. Built many villas, domestic and administrative buildings as well as churches. His style developed from rather severe neo-Renaissance to late historistic forms. His father Franz v. N. the Elder (1815-1888) and his brother Gustav v. N. (1856-1928) were also well-known architects.
Projects: Vienna: houses with arcades at Rathausplatz, 1878-1883 (some with F. Schmidt); Kuffner Villa and Kuffner observatory, 1884-1886/1890; Antoniuskirche in Vienna, 10th district (1896-1901). - Lower Austria: Erzherzog Wilhelm Villa, Baden, 1883; Habsburgerwarte observation point on the Hermannskogel Hill, 1888. - Czech Republic: Reichenberg/Liberec town hall, 1892.