Przejdź do treści
English

Kaufhaus housing estate

Ruda Śląska

Description

In 1880 in Ruda Śląska the historic working class housing estate Kaufhaus was founded. Its main purpose was to ensure a place to live for workers of the “Pokój” steel mill built in 1840.

 

Characteristic red brick buildings, situated on the curve of the Niedurny street were built in two ways:

– with a staircase entrance, on each floor there were 6 apartments, sanitary facility and supply base located in the backyard,

– with two staircases, on each floor there were two apartments with a kitchen.

On the premises of the housing estate there are:

department store– the most precious relic in the place,

playground.

 

The housing estate is surrounded by a greenbelt from all sides.

The tenement houses of Kaufhaus were used in the film ‘The Beads of One Rosary’.

Additional information

Is accessible to public?

Yes

How far it is?

At venue

How good lightning is

High

Noise level

High

Has parking space

Yes

Needs permission?

Yes