Smolna 8 – Block of Flats

A 19-storey residential tower with 140 apartments and a rooftop restaurant, designed by outstanding Polish architects Jan Bogusławski and Bohdan Gniewiewski, constructed between 1964-1976. In the beg...

Cross an Iconic Warsaw Bridge (Most Gdański)

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...

Courtyard Shrines Throughout Warsaw

There are hundreds of courtyard shrines with Virgin Mary throughout Warsaw, especially in the Praga Północ district. Most were created in 1943 by the Catholic residents of the buildings during severa...

“Ząbkowska 9 – Take Off” by Piotr Janowski

Another cool piece of public art in the Praga district: “Ząbkowska 9 – Take Off” by Piotr Janowski. The artist wrapped a 19th century, mostly abandoned tenement in aluminium foil. F...

WSM Koło II Housing Estate

The WSM Koło II housing estate was designed by Helena and Szymon Surkus. It was built shortly before the socialist realism became the required architecture style in communist Poland. It’s an ar...