Aiming to showcase “unique investments, facilities with exceptional architecture, and spaces full of inspiring design”, polls will close on January 10th with the winner subsequently announced at a gala to be held in Katowice on January 27th.
Set a stone’s throw south-east of Warsaw, Otwock is an oversight that demands to be corrected.
First coined by painter and architect Michał Elwiro Andriolli, the 19th and early 20th Świdermajer architectural style was inspired by both existing trends and those fomented at the 1873 World Fair in Vienna, whilst also giving a nod to the wooden architecture of Podhale as well as the aesthetics applied to traditional Russian dachas, Alpine cottages and buildings of rural Mazovia.
Jewish tailor Moshe Bajtel had been friendly with his neighbours Aleksander and Sabina Smolak for years, so after escaping he went straight to the home of his long-time friend where he stayed for two years.
With an increasing number of Poles embracing the celebration of Halloween, an abandoned sanatorium in Otwock near Warsaw is proving a timely reminder that not all scares are staged…