Intriguing Block of Flats

This odd residential tower was built during communism. It contained 140 apartments and a rooftop restaurant. It was designed by outstanding Polish architects Jan Bogusławski and Bohdan Gniewiewski in...

Cross the Iconic Gdański Bridge

The Gdański Bridge is a double-decked steel truss bridge constructed in 1957-1959 according to Janusz Ratyński’s design. It was built on the pillars of the Citadel Rail Bridge from 1875, destro...

Modernist Masterpiece That Inspired Pablo Picasso

WSM Koło II is a housing estate built in the late 1940s in the Wola District. It`s considered an outstanding example of Polish post-war architecture and urbanism. However it was criticized by communi...

The RM58 chair by Roman Modzelewski

The RM58 chair was design by Roman Modzelewski in 1958. It’s probably the most valued and recognized chair designed during communism in Poland. Le Corbusier was so astonished he wanted produce ...

Hanna and Gabriel Rechowicz House

This little house shares stories of people important for Polish history and culture. During WWII, Irena Sendler hid glass jars with the names of Jewish children she rescued from the Warsaw Ghetto. Af...

Discover an Odd Communist-Era Housing Estate

Przyczółek Grochowski seems to be an utopian vision but at the same time it`s considered a modernist masterpiece. It was designed by Oskar and Zofia Hansen, one of the most outstanding Polish archite...

A Green Oasis In the Middle of the City

It`s hard to believe that you are just 400 meters from the Royal Route, in downtown area. It’s hidden and barely known even by locals. It`s a center of local activism supporting all kind of act...