Dzielnica


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Dzielnica

In Poland, a political subdivision equivalent to a district within a city.
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Quand les noms des quartiers apparaissent pour la premiere fois dans le texte, ils sont accompagnes du nom commun dzielnica, soit dans le texte principal, soit dans une note en bas de page (dzielnica Marsylii--quartier de Marseille).
In chapters that rarely exceed 30 pages (and get longer from beginning to end), Huber gives us a short background to the city's history, a bit more detail on the period of the interwar second republic, a thorough examination of the Nazi occupation and destruction of the city, the first postwar years of reconstruction, and the socialist projects of MDM ("Marszalkowska Dzielnica Mieszkaniowa") and Stalin's (in)famous gift of the Palace of Culture.
24) Its descendant, the Marszalkowska dzielnica mieszkaniowa (Marszalkowska Housing District, MDM) was designed and built in the center of Warsaw in the early 1950s as a model of the socialist city.
As Friedrich notes, besides the painstaking reconstruction of the old city and the construction of the palace of culture, one of the most grandiose projects was for an entirely new quarter just south of downtown: MDM (Marszalkowska Dzielnica Mieszkaniowa).