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A view of a school building constructed in 1923–24 in the Polish Manorial Style (a style in Polish architecture of the late IX and early XX cc). Several nearby buildings, all constructed in the same aesthetic, served as teachers' dormitories. The…

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In 1919 Łódź was the first city in Independent Poland to adopt a resolution promoting public education. This photograph pictures the first school constructed in interwar Łódź. The ediface was constructed in the Romantic National Style between 1920…

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Bałuty Market at high noon. In the foreground we see a depot for commuter trains run by the Łódź Narrow-Guage Electric Rail Transport system. The train departing for by Aleksanrów is delayed, and amidst the crush of people impatient passengers seek…

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In this photo we can see the Summer Theater building pisturesquely nestled inside Staszica Park. Its stage was a bandshell left over from the 1912 Grand Craft Exhibition and transformed by the addition of an auditorium.

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Zielony (Green) Market is shown here as a lively hub of activity. In the crowd people are engaged in buying and selling goods mills around a number of free-standing booths and tables. A few folks sell their wares straight from horse carts.

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Old Market Square as seen from Zgierska Street and the square's southwest corner. We can see a group of store fronts that today no longer exist running along the southern and eastern sides of the square. A crowd of respectable size underscores the…

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The school on Drewnowska Street was designed by the architect Wiesław Lisowski in the shape of a letter "H." The architectural form as a whole evokes the Neoclassical Style while its portico, supported by columns, alludes to the tradition of Polish…

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This wooden multi-story house with an addition was situated just behind the lodge. Eight children stand in the yard posing for the photograph. A man and woman are busy hanging laundry out to dry while three young women observe the scene from their…

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This school building at Aleksandrówska Street in Bałuty, was designed by the Polish architect Wiesław Lisowski and raised between 1927 and 1932. An expressive comb-crest crowns the building's main facade. A similar triangle motif appears in the…

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The Łódka and Bałutka Rivers converge at this spot in the Łódź People's Park of Health and Recreation (Park Ludowy na Zdrowiu). Both rivers were regulated by concrete channels. Their grassy banks were the perfect place to take a stroll or simply kick…
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