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Gallery +359 is located in the building of the preserved water tower in Sofia. It was designed in 1903 by the German engineer Franz Salbach. The construction of the tower started on September 20, 1928 and ended on November 20, 1929. It was built at the highest point of the Lozenets district in Sofia (610.40 m) based on a French system for the construction of water towers with reinforced concrete and brick masonry. The Tower Tank is positioned 15 m higher than the highest elevation. Its height is 27 m and the volume of the tank is 100 cubic meters. The architecture of the building has provided other than being a hydraulic structure, to serve also for a watchtower. Today, this historical Landmark of Sofia is a space for contemporary art.