Burnt to the ground by the Germans shortly after they annexed the city into the Third Reich in 1939, the find came during construction work on an ambitious mainline tunnel that will link the Fabryczna and Kiska railway stations.
With ongoing public renovations currently topping PLN 425 million, a considerable portion of that will be spent on the transformation of Włókiennicza street, once dubbed Poland’s ‘most dangerous’ street.
First appearing in Łódź’s Manufaktura complex in the summer of 2020, the idea has since taken off rapidly with an increasing number of cities getting in on the act.
After being published by Warsaw City Hall on its social media, the design sparked a raft of opinions from internet users and quickly inspired other cities to jump on the trend and create their own designs alluding to the golden era of Polish poster art.
Named among this year’s “must-have” items at the 2021 Łódź Design Festival, according to the judges, the tights stood-out not just because of their eco aspects, but also on account of their aesthetics.
The post-industrial city located in central Poland and historically associated with the textile trade was the only Polish city on the list and was selected among five cities in the ‘Sustainability’ category, with the other categories being Nature, Adventure, Culture and History.
AliExpress, an online retail service based in China, is opening its first independent logistics centre in Poland, the company has said.
While examining documents in private collections, historians from the Museum of Polish Children - Victims of Totalitarianism found eight letters written by children who had been imprisoned in what was called the Preventive Camp for Young Poles of the Security Police in Łódź (Jugendverwahrlager der Sicherheitspolizei in Litzmannstadt).
Covering 26-floors, spanning an area of 2,000 sq/m, and reaching 78-metres in height, the work in the heart of the city on the side of a residential complex commonly known as Manhattan, will feature Geralt of Rivia as its principal character.
Before the war, 'Under the Birches' by Finnish painter Albert Edelfelt had hung on the wall of an old aristocratic residence in the central village of Spała.