Originally opened in 1911, Café Berg was where locals would flock to drink beer, coffee and goat’s milk whilst enjoying concerts and views gazing down on gondoliers in the summer and ice skaters in the winter.
On the anniversary of its closure, Nick Westerby looks back at the history of the FSO (Fabryka Samochodów Osobowych/ Factory of Passenger Cars) and its impact on the world of passenger vehicles.
With its boot at the front and engine at the back, the car officially known as the Fiat 126p quickly became a favourite for those struggling under communist rationing. Years later it would become an iconic collectors’ piece, sought after by, among others, Hollywood actor Tom Hanks.
The new-look building comes packed full of the latest technology that sets it a million-miles apart from its predecessor.