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Inside Trump’s Tower!
The opening of the Marriott in 1989 wrote a new chapter in Warsaw’s hotel history. Expats and moneyed locals thronged the hotel’s bars and restaurants, while visiting VIPs made full use of the split-level Presidential Suite on the 40th floor: Joan Collins, Chris de Burgh and the King of... Read more
Modlin 2.0

Modlin 2.0

Insider News 28 June 2017 0

Plans have been made public to transform Modlin fortress into a ‘smart city’ development hosting the largest conference center in Central Eastern Europe. The project, estimated to cost up to EUR 480 million, also envisions the creation of a university, wellness center, golf course, and, of course, luxury loft... Read more
The New Wisła!
Some things are worth waiting for: though delivered behind schedule, the revamped promenade on the left side of the Wisła has won acclaim for transforming the riverfront. Launched in several stages (with some still to go), the latest section was officially opened yesterday by Warsaw’s mayor, Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz. “You... Read more
The Future of Gwardii
Plans to revive Hala Gwardii were made public last week by the Warsaw-based architectural studio Bulanda, Mucha – Architecki. Their concept envisions the transformation of the eastern wing of the Hala Mirowska complex into a modern food and leisure market showcasing regional produce and eco foods. Space has also... Read more
Mennica Certified
It’s been announced that the Mennica Legacy Tower project has been awarded the highest accolade available in the environmental solutions certification process. A joint investment of Golub GetHouse and Mennica Polska S.A., it’s become the first skyscraper in Warsaw to receive an ‘Outstanding’ rating in the BREEAM 2013 New... Read more
The Palm & Its Creator
Though locally best-known for her Palm Tree project found on Rondo De Gaulle’a, Joanna Rajkowska has been prolific in her output, leading and creating projects across the world. Now back in Poland, she talks about the world of public art… Apologies for asking the bleeding obvious, but tell us... Read more
Fountains Return
It won’t be all quiet on the Warsaw front for the May holidays. May 1st will see the Multimedia Fountain Park between the Old Town and river reactivated after its annual winter snooze. The choreographed water display will be paired with synchronized audio and visual displays and is set... Read more
Warsaw Charity Ball
May 6 th sees the latest edition of The Warsaw Charity Ball, an event created to support The Warsaw Volunteer Mission who will be raising funds to create a 24-hr help center for those in need of emotional, medical and legal help. They will also be aiming to host... Read more
Ghetto Uprising Anniversary
Over 100,000 paper daffodils are set to be distributed today by hundreds of volunteers as part of activities designed to commemorate the anniversary of the 1943 Jewish Ghetto Uprising. Despite constituting a third of the city’s population, Warsaw’s Jews found themselves packed inside an area spanning just 2.5% of... Read more
Milk Bar Saved!
A legendary Muranów milk bar has been saved from the scrapheap following the intervention of Kamil Hagemajer. Opened in the 1950’s, Bar Gdański has operated on Andersa 33 since the very creation of this showpiece Socialist Realist housing estate. Recent years have seen Gdański’s fortunes decline with this Warsaw... Read more

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