Gründerzeit' Architecture

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The Burgtheather in Vienna (photo from 1898) as an example of Gründerzeit' architecture (Historicism).

Gründerzeit' Architecture is a minor decision for Austria-Hungary Austria-Hungary and Austria Austria.

The Gründerzeit' Architecture is a type of architecture that appeared in the 1840s. These architectures meant German industrialization and progress. They also signify liberalism to the period.

All one needs is Iron Railroads and Cheap Iron researched to enact the decision. Vienna will get +5 life rating points, 20% more liberal Viennese population, and 10 prestige. Liberalism can only spell bad capitalist decisions in the beginning, use this decision when Austria have a stable industry.

Ingame description

The 'Gründerzeit', 'The Founding Era', refers to a period, stretching roughly from 1840 to the mid 1870s, of rapid economic modernization and industrialization of Germany and eastern Europe in general, and Vienna in particular. The era became know among other things for a its particular style of architecture, inspired by neo-gothic themes and imagery and the new building styles that industrialization had made possible, as well as for the rising tide of political liberalism that came with it. Vienna would, during the era Support these new trends, and watch Vienna blossom.