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Placemaking Gdansk Coal Market

Place-making in the city of Gdańsk, Poland

The City Culture Institute in the city of Gdańsk, Poland has brought its Old City Square (also called The Coal Market Square) to life. Previously used as a parking space or occasionally for fairs or concerts, for ten days the square has been turned into a lively, public space designed for people and their needs.

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6 Days For 6 Million: how can today’s brightest cities come to terms with a dark past?

In trying to come to terms with the inexplicable, Pamela Hellig recently visited Poland for Holocaust Remembrance Day. Returning with more questions than answers, she ponders the most fitting way for cities to remember the periods of their history they’d prefer to forget.