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2022. január 19. 10:00
Just 100 years ago, in 1922, the Süss Nándor Institute of Precision Mechanics and Optics PLC was named after its founder. It was the plant which later became one of the largest and world-famous factory in Budapest. The factory, which has been operating under the name Hungarian Optical Works since 1939, once dominated the area around Csörsz Street, but today, only the name MOM, and the community centre reminds us to the former factory.
2022. január 18. 20:00
An athletics hall with a 400-seat grandstand, a sports roof on top, and new swimming pools and a sports hotel will be built in the Alkotás Street block of the University of Physical Education during the second phase of Buda's largest university development. In addition, the historic garden is being reconstructed around the main building designed by the institution, designed by Alajos Hauszmann.
2022. január 18. 14:00
Two valuable areas, the 2nd district Jegenye Valley and the gallery forest of Óbuda Island has recently been protected. The Jegenye Valley is dominated by the many salamanders that live there and the now almost completely extinct hornbeam-oak forest, but the clean water springs there are also a rare treasure. It is also a rarity, and the 2.5-kilometer-long gallery forest in Óbuda, which is close to nature, is also under special protection.
2022. január 18. 09:00
The first Hungarian doctor of engineering was appointed 120 years ago, on 17 January 1902. He was Szilárd Zielinski, who, in addition to writing his doctoral dissertation on a railway system under Budapest, was one of the pioneers of reinforced concrete construction and provided the city with a number of emblematic structures. Without him, the Margit Island Water Tower, the bridge named after him over Lake Városliget, but also the Chain Bridge would be different.
2022. január 15. 09:30
On 18 January, the renovated Ady Memorial Museum will open at 4-6 Veres Pálné Street, 5th District. The last home of Endre Ady, which today is a branch of the Petőfi Literary Museum as a memorial museum, awaits those interested with more friendly public spaces, a renewed exhibition, new museum pedagogical sessions and a series of programs.
2022. január 14. 14:00
The specialists of the Budapest public utility company debris and other debris from military buildings demolished decades ago are removed from the Tétény Plateau area. The plateau is returned to the native flora. The nature reserve is home to many species of protected plants and animals.
2022. január 13. 16:00
A national memorial site was born! The Community of Hungarian Patriots presents the Királydomb in Rákosmező at a traveling exhibition entitled. In today's Kőbánya, next to the Rákos stream, the installation depicts the scene of medieval parliaments with the help of period documents and authentic depictions. The aim of the exhibition is to bring back to the national memory the place declared by the Parliament to be a national memorial in 2020, but undeservedly forgotten in the public consciousness. The exhibition also includes a copy of the famous Rákosi order issued in 1505.
2022. január 13. 12:30
According to a new draft, the Budapest local council would place mainly the residential houses built between 1945 and 1980, including residential houses in Budavár, two housing estates, two former party houses and a workers' hostel. The proposal for the Budapest General Assembly lists the buildings to be preserved in nine pages, the nearly 180-item list includes the Hilton Hotel in Budavár, the main building of the Southern Railway Station, and a number of modern buildings in several districts, including downtown after the war.
2022. január 12. 16:00
One hundred and fifty years ago, on 12 January, 1872, the first issue of the Hungarian Language Guard magazine, edited by Gábor Szarvas, was published. In the 19th century, the paper took a stand in discussions of language renewal, opposing foreign turns. He also laid down rules for spelling and grammar, and he had great merit in learning about dialects and vernacular.
2022. január 11. 19:30
A model of the building of the National Circus Arts Center to be built next to the Western Railway Station was also presented at a professional and scientific conference held on the eve of today's 14th Budapest International Circus Festival. Participants were introduced to the history of European circus buildings, and an exhibition was opened.
2022. január 10. 18:00
In the southern section of Buda, a new pedestrian and leisure promenade with a width of 20-30 meters is expected to be built on the banks of the Danube in Kelenföld, recently a tender was announced for its design.
2022. január 10. 16:30
A house, respecting the historical past, which closely matches the image of the Castle District and the UNESCO World Heritage Site, will be the new conference centre of the Pallas Athene Domus Meriti Foundation in Szentháromság Square, said Ádám Reisz, head of Rapa Architects, the designers of the building. He also explained that the starting point for the reconstruction of the facade was the pre-war state, as there is a wealth of visual information available about this age on which they could based it.
2022. január 8. 10:30
The new headquarters of MOL will be completed later this year, and will be the first skyscraper in the capital. Together with the technical equipment placed on the roof, a 143-metre high-rise building will be constructed in Buda, in the Lágymányos District, but a building of a similar size was planned on the banks of the Danube in Pest between the world wars. In the plan of Jenő Lechner's Tower of Hungarian History, the everyday tasks of a tourist service centre and the sublime functions of a national pantheon appeared at the same time.
2022. január 7. 15:00
The design of Semmelweis University's knowledge center called Science Park in Józsefváros may begin soon, as the winning design office was found through a tender. The Health and Biotechnology Science Park will play a key role in everyday healing and patient care, and will aim to increase Hungary's competitiveness in the healthcare and biotechnology industries.
2022. január 7. 12:00
Born two hundred years ago, Menyhért Lónyay was a politician, publicist, and the first prime minister of Hungary after the compromise, and a commemoration was held in Budapest.
2022. január 7. 09:30
The120-meter Mol headquarters is expected to be built this year on the Kopaszi Dam in the 11th district. The tallest building in Budapest will have not only offices, but also public spaces, so for example, anyone will be able to admire the view of Budapest from the lookout terrace planned on the roof of the tower house.
2022. január 6. 14:00
The building of the Ágoston Trefort Gymnasium of the Eötvös Loránd University is being renovated. The house on the corner of Szentkirályi street – Trefort street, designed by János Bobula and built in 1887 and under monument protection, will be expanded in addition to the reconstruction.
2022. január 6. 09:00
When the Central Market Hall in Fővám Square was handed over in 1897, the leaders of the city believed that the process of food industry development and freight transport, which had been going on for decades at the time, had come to an end. Steam mills, slaughterhouses and meat plants were lined up along Soroksári Road, and the needs of retailers and wholesalers were fully met with the establishment of the Danube Coast Freight Station and the construction of public warehouses between the Southern Railway Link Bridge and Fővám Square. However, it soon became clear that this was far from the case, and there was an urgent need to ensure the daily flow of goods through a wholesale market.
2022. január 5. 18:30
The Táncsics Park in Békásmegyer was an unused area for decades, its development dates back to 2014, and the 3rd district local council won the EU support in 2018. The park, which will be completed this spring, will have comfortable rest areas, a modern playground, rich flora and a total of 432 new trees.
2022. január 5. 14:00
The Art Nouveau apartment building of Samuel Baruch is being renovated in the 6th district at 44 Bajza street. As a first step in the reconstruction, the ground floor and first floor rooms will be restored. The three-storey palace was built in 1899 according to the plans of Zoltán Bálint and Lajos Jámbor.
2022. január 5. 11:00
In Budapest, from the 1960s onwards, the narrow streets of the Downtown were completely occupied by cars and barely accessible to pedestrians. At first, cars were banned only from Váci Street, but 45 years ago, car traffic was stopped in several Downtown streets, and from then on, only pedestrians could use them.
2022. január 4. 18:30
An open design competition for landscape renovation was announced for the renovation of the historic public park in Városmajor. During the investment, a greener, more orderly park will be created in the heart of Buda, in the 12th district. The green space of the park will be expanded, new trees will be planted, new clearings will be created, cars will be excluded, interior paths will be rethought, playgrounds will be renovated, older people will be given more quiet resting places and dog owners will have a place as well.
2022. január 4. 15:30
The Aeropark Aviation Museum in Ferihegy celebrates its 30th anniversary, presenting, among other things, the heroic age of aviation, the 66-year history of Malév and the everyday life of modern aviation. Visitors can also look beyond the everyday life of Liszt Ferenc International Airport and Debrecen International Airport.
2022. január 3. 19:30
Ágnes Nemes Nagy, a poet, translator and essayist who was born a hundred years ago, writes masterpieces such as the poems of the book Wandering Years or the Solstice, or All Children's Poems. The poet was born in Budapest and died here in the 12th district 5/b Királyhágó street - where she lived for about thirty-three years.
2022. január 2. 15:00
The Magyar Divatcsarnok [Hungarian Fashion Hall] moved from Rákóczi Road to Andrássy Avenue in 1957, to the former building of the Párisi Nagy Áruház [Párisi Department Store], which was nationalized after the war and used as a book storage. In the 1956 revolution, the store of the Fashion Hall at 72 Rákóczi Road was so damaged that a new location had to be found. The building on Andrássy Avenue was available, only 10 wagons of unsold books had to be disposed of.
2022. január 1. 10:00
In the 1980s, the private sector also played an increasingly important role in the socialist system. The change in taxiing came 40 years ago, and private taxis have been able to work in the capital since 1982. At first, the passengers were transported by Ladas, Zastavas and Dacias.
2021. december 31. 19:30
The Hilton Hotel, handed over 45 years ago, was built on the site of the city’s most beautiful Baroque monument, a Jesuit dormitory damaged in World War II. Only the western wall of the old building facing András Hess Square remains. Some say that the modern building has been incorporated into the castle environment, others believe that it disturbs the harmonious view of the Matthias Church and the Fisherman's Bastion with its huge block.
2021. december 31. 18:30
The government has adopted the Budapest Agglomeration Railway Strategy, which aims to continuously improve public transport in the agglomeration by 2040. Part of this is the construction of, among other things, the northern and southern border bridges and the railway tunnel connecting Kelenföld, South and West railway stations, making the more than 100-year-old plan a reality.
2021. december 30. 09:00
During the bloodthirsty years of World War I, the difficult fate of the Austro-Hungarian Empire was compounded by another blow at the end of 1916: Emperor and King Franz Joseph I died. After sixty-eight years of rule, he passed away on 21 November 1916. He was succeeded by his grandnephew, Archduke Charles of Habsburg-Lorraine, who had been crowned king on 30 December 1916, 105 years ago.
2021. december 29. 18:00
Gábor Baross, who was Minister of Transport for only 6 years, was appointed 135 years ago. He was the one who put the country on the train: by establishing cheap rail travel, it made Budapest accessible to low-income country people, helping the development of the capital a lot.

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