Erzsébetváros

2022. április 22. 17:00
The imposing roof of the Art Nouveau apartment building at 3 / A Károly boulevard will be rebuilt soon. The roof of the house, built after the turn of the century, was damaged in World War II and was later restored in a simplified manner. The roof reconstruction of the building, which is now home to the Downtown Theater, was made a priority investment by a government decree issued last week.
2021. december 16. 15:00
The 7th District is a relatively young part of the city, it was separated from Terézváros in 1873, because that was found to be too large and too populous. The new district thus created became the smallest part of Budapest, but at that time it did not have its own name. However, the leadership of the district, which began to develop vigorously in the second half of the 19th century, believed that identity requires a name, so in December 1881, they asked the royal couple to let the district take the name of Queen Elizabeth.
2021. szeptember 9. 15:00
This year, BKV is also joining the Budapest100 programme: the company's headquarters in Erzsébetváros and the Ferenc Electricity Converter can be seen the second weekend of September by the curious.
2021. augusztus 24. 09:00
The Almássy Square Leisure Center has been sleeping its (second) Sleeping Beauty dream for almost a decade. The former popular cultural institution was sold by the municipality of Erzsébetváros in 2007 and although the hotel building plans at the time did not materialize, an application for a building permit was recently submitted to expand and transform the building, 35 years ago known as the small Pompidou in Pest, to a hotel.
2021. augusztus 11. 09:30
The 19th-century residential houses in the 7th District, 21 and 23 Kertész Street were sold in 2004 by the management of the 7th District in a case known as the Erzsébetváros real estate panama. Both buildings were demolished. Apartments were designed in their place, but the idea did not materialise. Now it turns out that a 254-room hotel is being built on the plot that has been empty for 15 years and has been operating as a car park.
2021. július 1. 20:00
In Erzsébetváros, at 32 Klauzál Street, you can see the firewall mural made for the thirtieth anniversary of the formation of V4s by Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia.
2021. május 6. 14:00
The tender for the right to rent the building at 4 Damjanich Street in Erzsébetváros has been closed. Based on the decision, the Antal Molnár Music School can move into the local council's property previously renovated for the school.
2021. április 28. 14:30
The building complex of the University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest has been serving Hungarian veterinary training for exactly 140 years. The building complex in Erzsébetváros, located between today's Rottenbiller and Bethlen Streets, was designed by Imre Steindl, decorated with Zsolnay majolica and stained glass by Miksa Róth. On the World Day of Veterinarians, 28 April, PestBuda presents the history and building complex of the University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest.
2021. április 14. 15:30
The 7th District Local Council has announced a design tender for a public memorial to be erected on the renovated Klauzál Square. The future memorial site planned to be inaugurated in 2022 will memorialise the Pest ghetto, which once included Klauzal Square.
2021. február 17. 14:00
The largest square in Erzsébetváros will be redesigned with larger green spaces, a dog park, and a playground. The local council awaits input from residents regarding the plans.
2021. január 17. 13:00
In response to recent events, the Prime Minister's Office has ordered the initiation of listing two buildings as historical monuments of Budapest. All work must stop on the Márványmenyasszony ('marble-bride') restaurant in the 1st District, which hosted the weddings of historical figures such as Széchenyi and Wesselényi and the house on Kazinczy Street, which has become known as Tamás Wichmann's pub. Although the future of these buildings remains uncertain, their history is known all the better.