Monthly Archives: January 2015

“Polish House” – Ostrawa Morawska

The so called “national houses” evolved as an architectural type in the long 19-th century. As a public building, “Polish House” in Ostrawa presented very specific style to be associated with the local Polish community. Photo courtesy “Tygodnik Ilustrowany”.

“The most expensive house in the world”

The mansion of senator William A. Clark in New York was, according to the Warsaw “Illustrated Weekly” (“Tygodnik Ilustrowany”) the most expensive town house in the world. Several Polish newspapers commented on this famous residence at the time it was constructed. The short note on Clark’s mansion was published in the 11/1911 issue of “Illustrated […]