The Residence of the Estonian Academy of Sciences

The residence of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, on the slope of Toompea, is a former city residence of the prominent Ungern Sternberg noble family, is a conspicuous building in Tallinn architecture.

The palace on Toompea was commissioned by Count Ewald Alexander Andreas von Ungern-Sternberg, descending from a highly influential Baltic-German noble family. Architect of the house is Martin Philipp Gropius, from Berlin.

More about the building in "Estonian Academy of Sciences Building", see also the cover pictures of the brochure.