Gerl Mátyás Street

Gerl Mátyás, in German: Matthias Franz Gerl (1712 – 1765) Austrian architect, was the uncle of Gerl József, that is, Josef Ignaz Gerl, the original designer of the Lyceum. He built many churches, private and public buildings in Austria. His most important work in Hungary was the Eger County Hall, which he designed around the middle of the 18th century, and which is decorated with the wrought-iron gates of Fazola Henrik. The construction of the County Hall was commissioned by Bishop Barkóczy Ferenc. The prison building in the courtyard of the County Hall was designed by his nephew.