walking tour

Neighborhood Watch: Mariensztat
Originally established by an 18th century nobleman who named it after his wife, Maria, it didn’t take long for the Mariensztat district to veer from its intended genteel look. By the outbreak of WWII the area had become an unnavigable confusion of tangled streets and tumbledown tenements: pimps, prostitutes...
Reflections on a Broken Mirów
Taken at face value, lower Mirów looks discordant and despondent; but search around and you’ll find a complex district in the process of healing itself… By Alex Webber | Photographs by Kevin Demaria Blocked and bounded by major traffic arteries – Prosta, Jana Pawła, Jerozolimskie and Okopowa – Mirów’s...

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