A new passage will be created that leads to Manufaktura. It will start on ul. Ogrodowej, in the area of the Andels hotel.
A new pedestrian and bicycle passage is to start on ul. Ogrodowej in the area of the Andels Hotel, will be cut by a park next to the church of St. Józefa and reach ul. Legionów 25. Benches, bicycle stands and drinking water fountain will be installed. Trees, climbers and shrubs are to be planted too.
We are in a place that this autumn with the work completed the streeet will be modern with new energy. – says Agnieszka Kowalewska-Wójcik, director of the Municipal Investment Board in Łódź. – Not only pedestrians and cyclists as well as people with prams and wheelchairs will be able to move safely in the passage.
This breakthrough connects very special places with cultural and art objects: Teatr Powszechny at ul. Legionów, the City Library at ul. Gdańska 8 and the park area next to the church of St. Józef Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary and beyond, Manufaktura Shopping Center and Museum of Art MS2. The pavement will be made of granite colored cubes. New park lighting, decorative lighting and green lighting will be installed. It is planned to plant new shrubs and ornamental grasses in designated areas. Vegetation will be irrigated by an automatic system.
For the needs of the investment, a residential building and the adjacent outbuilding at 25 Legionów Street and outbuilding in the City Nursery were demolished. On the other hand, fragments of the existing fences of the Youth Hostel, parish, City Nursery and Universal Theater will be rebuilt. The contractor for the investment is IDS-BUD SA. The contract was signed on April 27, 2018 for PLN 14,999,270.00. The construction of the leading passage will cost over 3.8 million zlotys, and it is to be ready in September this year.