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  1. The Residence of August Lentz | Szczecin, Poland

    Industrial Ages
    The impressive Second-Empire-Style residence at Wojska Polskiego Avenue (by 1945 Falkenwalder Strasse) was built between 1888 and 1889 for a manufacturer August Lentz, the co-owner of the Szczecin Fire-Clay Equipment Factory (ger. Stettiner Chamottefabrik), the then biggest company of this sort...
  2. The Main Post Office #2 | Szczecin, Poland

    Industrial Ages
    >> Google Maps << At Tobrucki Square's (Am Heiligegeisttor) south end the massive building of the Main Post Office (Hauptpostamt) is located. It's one of the most Szczecin's New Town's characteristic buildings. It was built between the year 1872 and 1905 and it was meant as a post office from...
  3. The Main Post Office and Polish Telecommunications JSC | Szczecin, Poland

    Industrial Ages
    >> Google Maps << This neo-gothic building stands at the corner of Niepodleglosci Avenue and Bogurodzicy Street. It was designed by Mr. Hinze and built in 1905 for the Royal Post. In the front wall there are two passages leading to an internal courtyard, where the baggage trams used to pass...
  4. Pomeranian Library | Szczecin, Poland

    Industrial Ages
    >> Google Maps << Pomeranian library name of Stanislaw Staszic in Szczecin - the largest on Western Pomerania the regional library, one from the largest in Poland. Her seat it be comprises near Podgorna street in Szczecin. In 1905 year Municipal Library came into being in Szczecin (german...
  5. The Pomeranian Dukes' Castle | Szczecin, Poland

    Middle Ages
    >> Google Maps << The Pomeranian Dukes' Castle Duke's Court existed already in time of christianisation of Western Pomerania on Tryglaw's Hill (1124-1128). However it became centre of power only the turn off 12th and 13th century (decision of duke Boguslaw II). Barnim I began extension of the...
  6. Trade Entertainment Centre KUPIEC | Szczecin, Poland

    Modern Times
    >> Google Maps << The CHR KUPIEC be situated in only exact centre of Szczecin – at fugitive of Krzywoustego and Boguslawa streets. photos by Raine
  7. MARIS Office Building | Szczecin, Poland

    Modern Times
    >> Google Maps << The Office-Building MARIS situated in centre of city, in direct neighbourhood the Pomeranian Dukes' Castle and the Royal Gate. photos by Raine photos by tvnmaniak
  8. Assumption Church | Szczecin, Poland

    Middle Ages
    Assumption Church (German name until 1945: Marienkirche; present Polish name: Kosciol Wniebowstapienia NMP) in Dabie district Info: The Neo-Gothic church of Assumption of Holy Virgin Mary (by 1945 Marienkirche) is located in Dąbie district (by 1945 Altdamm). Before 1939, and between 1945 and...
  9. Plac Orła Białego | Szczecin, Poland

    Imperial Eras
    Plac Orla Bialego (before 1945: Rossmarkt; Eng.: White Eagle Square) for a long time was one of the centres of Szczecin's Old Town. Unlikely most of the European cities, Szczecin has never had one central point - there are 3 Old Town's market there (Rynek Sienny - Hay Market, Nowy Rynek - New...
  10. Baroque City Gates | Szczecin, Poland

    Imperial Eras
    Those two pieces of architecture used to the gates leading to Szczecin, when the city was still hidden behind its walls. Designed by the Dutch architect, Cornelius van Walrave, these two baroque gates survived many wars and other disasters to stand and look beatiful in the heart of modern...
  11. High School Number One | Szczecin, Poland

    Industrial Ages
    Liceum Ogolnoksztalcace (High School) Nr 1 in Szczecin. This building has been built between the year 1900 and 1903 as a Secondary School (Stadt-Gymnasium). Its designer was Wilhelm Meyer-Schwartau, a very well-known architect (among the other buildings, he designed Waly Chrobrego as well)...
  12. Politechnika Szczecinska | Szczecin, Poland

    Industrial Ages
    Politechnika Szczecinska (The Technical University of Szczecin) is the oldest University in Szczecin. It was established in 1955. Now it consists of 6 faculties with the total of over 10.000 students. The buildings I'm going to present in this thread are: the Electric Faculty (Wydzial...
  13. The Art Nouveau House | Szczecin, Poland

    Industrial Ages
    This house, built on the turn of 19. and 20. century at Karkutschstrasse 1 (today: Sw. Wojciecha Street) is considered to be one of the most beautiful Art Nouveau houses in Szczecin. It has been renovated a few years ago and now it looks really glamorous.
  14. St. James' Cathedral | Szczecin, Poland

    Middle Ages
    The Archcathedral Basilica under the Invocation of St. James - the church founded by Beringer from Bamberg in 1187. The gothic temple made of brick was built from XIII up to XVI century. It was seriously damaged during the World War II; reconstruction started in 1972. It has valuable objects...
  15. The Red Town Hall | Szczecin, Poland

    Industrial Ages
    The New Town Hall (Red) - neogothic, built in the years 1875-1879 for the city authorities. At present the seat of marine institutions. Above the entrance - the allegoric figures symbolising "Knowledge", "Agriculture", "Industry" and "Marine Economy". From the terrace the view on the building...
  16. Waly Chrobrego | Szczecin, Poland

    Industrial Ages
    SZCZECINInfo Szczecin is situated in the north-west Poland, just 150 km from Berlin. Although it lays 60 km from the sea, Szczecin is one of the major sea ports of Poland - the river Oder meets the Baltic Sea through Szczecin Lagoon. Its architectural construction is often compared with the...
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