inspiral + warsaw   8

'They stole the soul of the city': how Warsaw's reprivatisation is causing chaos | Cities | The Guardian
The Polish capital’s policy of handing back property to its pre-communist owners has benefited some – while unleashing widespread dispossession, fraud and social cleansing. Are new injustices being piled on top of old?
housing  gentrification  reprivatisation  Warsaw  Poland  Guard 
december 2017 by inspiral
Warsaw's Palace of Culture, Stalin's 'gift': a history of cities in 50 buildings, day 32 | Cities | The Guardian
Built by 3,500 Soviet workers after Poland’s capital was flattened by Nazi bombs, the building now stands as a contested symbol of the country’s complex past
PalaceofCulture  architecture  urbandevelopment  history  Warsaw  Guardian  2015 
november 2017 by inspiral
The best record shops in Europe – chosen by experts | Travel | The Guardian
The UK has been covered, so here musicians and record industry insiders choose their favourite European destinations for buying vinyl ... and just hanging out
music  recordstore  vinyl  Warsaw  Brussels  Copenhagen  Hamburg  Barcelona  Madrid  Dublin  Glasgow  Stockholm  Cologne  Belgrade  Amsterdam  tourist  Guardian  2015 
november 2015 by inspiral
Warsaw's Palace of Culture, Stalin's 'gift': a history of cities in 50 buildings, day 32 | Cities | The Guardian
Built by 3,500 Soviet workers after Poland’s capital was flattened by Nazi bombs, the building now stands as a contested symbol of the country’s complex past
Warsaw  PalaceofCulture  architecture  history  communism  Poland  Guardian  2015 
may 2015 by inspiral
FWA winner | Warsaw Rising 1944
This project was developed in cooperation between the Topography of Terror Foundation in Berlin and the Warsaw Rising Museum for the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Rising.
Warsaw  history  microsite  CreativeShowcase  FWA  2014 
october 2014 by inspiral

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