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Wrocław in Wrocław Powiat, Dolnośląskie, Poland
 

Stara Giełda / Old Exchange

 
 
Stara Giełda / Old Exchange Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 24, 2018
1. Stara Giełda / Old Exchange Marker
Inscription. Zaprojektowany przez K. F. Langhansa gmach, uroczyście otwarty 20 stycznia 1825 r., mieścił m.in. okazałą salę giełdową, użytkowaną także jako sala balowa i redutowa. Wcześniej w tym miejscu znajdował się budynek, w którym od 1642 r miała siedzibę gildia kupiecka.

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The edifice was designed by K. F. Langhans and ceremoniously opened on 20th January 1825. lt housed, among other things, a spacious exchange hall used also as a ballroom. It replaced another building which had been the seat of the merchant guild since 1642.
 
Location. 51° 6.537′ N, 17° 1.779′ E. Marker is in Wrocław, Dolnośląskie, in Wrocław Powiat. Marker is at the intersection of Plac Solny and Eugeniusza Gepperta, on the left when traveling west on Plac Solny. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Plac Solny 16, Wrocław, Dolnośląskie 50-062, Poland.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wincenty Pol (a few steps from this marker); Eugeniusz Geppert (within shouting distance of this marker); Zabudowa placu Solnego / Houses on the Solny Square (Salt Market) (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Piwnica Świdnicka / Świdnicka Cellar (about 180 meters away); Kamienica / An old house (about 210 meters

Stara Giełda / Old Exchange Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 24, 2018
2. Stara Giełda / Old Exchange Marker - Wide View
away); Natalia Gorbaniewska (about 210 meters away); Former department store and bookstore of the Priebatsch company (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Eugeniusz Get Stankiewicz (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wrocław.
 
Also see . . .  Stara Giełda we Wrocławiu (Wikipedia, in Polish). (Submitted on July 6, 2018.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Stara Giełda / Old Exchange Building image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 24, 2018
3. Stara Giełda / Old Exchange Building
Stara Giełda / The Old Exchange ("Boersengebaude") image. Click for full size.
Lithograph by C.T. Matiss (image courtesy of Dolny-Slask.org.pl), circa 1830
4. Stara Giełda / The Old Exchange ("Boersengebaude")
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 6, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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