“If You Build it They Will Come”: Recreating an Historic Jewish District in Post–Communist Kraków
As Poland completes the privatization of its economy and attracts increasing foreign investment, a district such as the Kazimierz section of Krakow faces a new dilemma–how best to regulate new construction and renovations in order to preserve its historic character. The largest intact and unrestored former-Jewish quarter in Europe, the area has considerable international significance, and particularly now as foreign Jews visit Poland in increasing numbers searching for the remains of pre-war Jewish life while Christian and Jewish Poles seek some way to restore the past, to undo the ravages of Nazi occupation and forty years of communism.
“If You Build it They Will Come”: Recreating an Historic Jewish District in Post–Communist Kraków. 1998: 315–353. https://archive.jpr.org.uk/object-pol46