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2021. szeptember 16. 05:00
The Csepel public park will be built on a total of 36 hectares, with rest areas, community gardens, sports fields, hiking and cycling trails. In the public park there will be a gallery forest next to the Danube branch, promenades, wooded groves, playgrounds and wetlands as well.
2021. szeptember 10. 16:00
The exhibition of Győző Czigler's architecture is open until the end of October. The Archives of the Budapest Capital's and the Hungarian Architectural Museum and Monument Documentation Centre's jointly organised exhibition presents the career of the much-used architect of Hungarian historicism with the help of tables and models.
2021. szeptember 9. 19:00
A park would be created on Budaörsi Road, on the site of the former US military cemetery. The exact functions are still under discussion, including the possibility of an external exhibition area, which has many valuable shrubs and mature trees.
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. szeptember 7. 17:30
In the last months of her life, she lived at 13 Horánszky Street, formerly Zerge Street, in Józsefváros. Júlia Szendrey, poet, writer and translator, Petőfi's wife and muse. His memory is now commemorated by a plaque on the façade of a house in the Palace Quarter.
2021. szeptember 5. 10:00
The villa, originally designed by Miklós Ybl and built in 1872, was bombed, burnt down and demolished during the Second World War. It was completely rebuilt after the turn of the millennium, but has stood empty for the last few years. Recently renovated for the Lajos Batthyány Foundation, the building will serve as the future headquarters of the organisation.
2021. szeptember 3. 15:00
On the site of the former BM-hospital at the corner of Bajza street and Városligeti fasor, the Hungarian Museum of Architecture and Documentation Centre for Historic Monuments is being formed. After demolition work was completed in the summer, the site is now reduced to two historicised sanatorium buildings. The planned building will be smaller than the demolished houses, leaving a large green area on the site.
2021. szeptember 1. 10:00
The new main building of the Mazsihisz Charity Hospital [Szeretetkórház] in Budapest on Amerikai Road was renovated. It was originally built in 1914 and returned to the community in 1994 from the Uzsoki Street Hospital. The renovated 2300 square metre building also got distinctive towers.
2021. augusztus 27. 14:30
Experts from the Budapest History Museum found a late Roman burial on one of the plots on Óbuda Street, where the remains of a stone wall and storage pits have also been found.
2021. augusztus 26. 19:00
Representatives of BKK Centre for Budapest Transport and design companies have signed a contract, according to which they will prepare construction plans for the makeover of the inner city Danube Bank. The renovation can start next summer - according to the BKK website.
2021. augusztus 26. 14:00
The building of the Kunsthalle in Heroes' Square was built for the Millennium Exhibition according to the plans of architect Albert Schickedanz. On the 125th anniversary of its existence, preparations began for the complete renovation of the building.
2021. augusztus 25. 10:00
Probably the biggest architectural attraction of 2021 is the reconstruction of the southern connecting wing of the Buda Castle and the re-creation of the St. Stephen's Hall. On the festive weekend of 20 August, an unprecedented crowd waited at the palace courtyard to enter the now handed over part of the building. Krisztina Sikota, Deputy Director General of Tourism and Culture of the Várkapitányság, evaluated the events for our site.
2021. augusztus 24. 15:00
A nice and interesting highlight of the microdistrict in Káposztásmegyer is the clock tower reminiscent of the Transylvanian belfries. The building, made of oak by handicrafts, was renovated and cleaned in August.
2021. augusztus 23. 15:30
The rebirth and re-creation of a lost, destroyed monument is always a joy for the community. Especially when it comes to a work of special significance, such as the Calvary in Golgota Square in Józsefváros, which was demolished in 1971. The 14 stations are now visible again in their original beauty.
2021. augusztus 19. 18:30
The work was originally intended to replace the statue of György Lukács in Szent István Park, but the Capital decided otherwise, so the 2.5-metre-high bronze statue of our founding king ended up not in the park named after him, but in the Templom Square of the 19th District.
2021. augusztus 18. 13:30
The St. Stephen's Hall of the Buda Palace, which was once one of the most ornate rooms in the palace, was renovated with complete historical fidelity. The room, rebuilt in its original form, will be open to the public free of charge from 20 August until the end of the month, following today's official handover.
2021. augusztus 17. 16:30
The pedestrian underpass built in 1874 connecting Bajza Street in the 6th District with Bulcsú Street in the 13th District, which runs from the Nyugati railway station, has been in extremely poor condition for decades, and is also dirty and dangerous. However, the underpass, almost the same age as the capital, is now being renovated, so it will be closed to traffic on 23 August and will only reopen in the autumn.
2021. augusztus 16. 18:00
During the works, the decorations of the beautiful Art Nouveau palace designed by Ödön Lechner will be restored inside and out, the foundation of the building will be strengthened, several internal partitions and courtyard annexes will be demolished, as well as the museum's 21-meter-high chimney.
2021. augusztus 15. 19:30
The tower of a church always has a special significance. It is an important part of the cityscape, it helps with orientation and of course a signal to the community as well. The tower (or towers) of the Greek Orthodox Church of Our Lady in Petőfi Square not only define the cityscape, but they are also signals in the history of the 220-year-old church.
2021. augusztus 15. 10:00
The architectural versatility of Vilmos Freund, born 175 years ago, is characterized by the fact that in addition to the magnificent tenement houses and villas of Andrássy Avenue, office and sacred buildings, as well as several hospital buildings, are associated with his name. That is why he is also referred to as a hospital specialist. It is interesting to know that the literature knows only one of his work that was not built in the capital: the palace of the Adria Hungarian Shipping Company in Rijeka.
2021. augusztus 5. 14:00
During the renovation of the Chain Bridge, the removal of the stone lions at the Pest bridgehead was started. The three-piece sculptures will be removed and restored, with plans to return them to their place at the end of next year. During the renovation, only those parts of the works that originally existed are restored.
2021. augusztus 4. 10:00
During the reconstruction of the building, which was built for the Red Cross Society and then housed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and was demolished after the Second World War, it will faithfully follow the original corner dome in its outer features. However, the interior of the building will house modern technology. The partial renovation of the neighbouring Batthyány Palace is also being carried out.
2021. augusztus 3. 17:00
The excavation work has entered a new stage in the area of the former distillery in Óbuda, the archaeologists of the Budapest History Museum found Roman coins, a crescent-shaped military mounting made of bronze, and a bronze clothespin depicting a swastika.
2021. július 27. 14:30
As a result of the years of work of many experts, from 20 August we can admire the St. Stephen's Hall in the Buda Palace in its old light. The years of work are now coming to an end, almost all the former decorative elements have been put in place. Once again, the bust of St. Stephen stands on the world-famous Zsolnay fireplace, the pyrogranite images depicting the kings and saints of the Árpád dynasty have also been placed, and the huge chandeliers and special wall sconces have also been installed. After the opening on 20 August, it will be free to access the St. Stephen's Hall for a few days.
2021. július 26. 17:00
The monumental values of the Károlyi Palace and the Esterházy Palace must be preserved and the spirituality represented by Catholic education must be displayed - these conditions must also be met by the 12 architectural firms that were given the opportunity to design the campus of Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Józsefváros. The task must be completed by September, and the results will be announced in November.
2021. július 24. 14:00
From 30 July, we can bathe in the Danube in Budapest again. On the Római-part (Roman Beach), in the area on the banks of the Danube next 15–17 Kossuth Lajos üdülőpart (resort) a free beach will open, where until the end of August anyone can bathe in the Danube.
2021. július 23. 13:00
Instead of the old reinforced concrete, steel deck plates will be placed on the Chain Bridge during the renovation. The 94 new steel deck slabs will better fit the structure of the bridge and will also significantly reduce the overall weight of the crossing.
2021. július 23. 09:00
The buildings of the Városmajor Clinic will be modernized: among other things, the roof, the external thermal insulation and the main entrance gate will be renovated, and the solar park will also be expanded. The former János Sanatorium has treated several famous patients over time, including Mihály Babits and Endre Ady.
2021. július 22. 18:00
According to a UNESCO decision today, the capital’s World Heritage sites are not in danger.
2021. július 22. 16:00
Hild Square and its surroundings will be modernized in the 5th District: the playground and public lighting will be renovated and also a small one-storey building for toilets will be built.

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