Centrum Stary Browar, Poznan

Categories: Gift & Specialty Shops, Shopping
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4.4/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web
Shopping, Arts and Business Center "Stary Browar" - the center of commerce and art, built in November 2003, located in the center of Poznań at 42 Półwiejska Street. The center is a combination of retail space and an art gallery. The shopping center is adjacent to a Class A high-rise office complex. The total area of the center is around 130 000 m². The Old Brewery is home to around 210 stores and restaurants. The building was designed on the basis of a historic factory - the former Brewery Huggerów - by Studio ADS. The investor was Fortis, a company owned by Grazyna Kulczyk. The décor was designed by stage designer Ryszard Kaja. It is notable for preserving the original architecture and style.HistoryGrażyna Kulczyk's effort to build the Museum of Contemporary and Performance Arts at Stary Browar was rejected.Awards2003 Gold Pencil in Architecture presented by Radio Merkury and Voice of Wielkopolska.International Council of Shopping Centers Best Shopping Center in the World in the medium-sized commercial buildings category. Prize awarded to 9 December 2005 during a gala celebration in Phoenix in Arizona. International Council of Shopping Centers award for the best shopping center in Europe in the category of medium-sized commercial buildings.Expansion of the Old BreweryThe new wing of the Old Brewery, similar size to the already existing portion opened March 11, 2007. The new wing has six storeys including three underground levels. A parking lot for 1200 cars was built under the building. The courtyard between the two parts of the Old Brewery was enclosed, so that is also used in the winter.
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  • It's really a good place for shopping, for something to eat, or even spend a nice time in a nice environment. Lively, well shaping tastes. In the pictures it seems bigger, of course, is best. Unusual place, from which the world seems better and not only on long winter evenings. The rest in Poznań you can donate. Unfortunately.
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  • A very interesting place. A very successful combination of art with architecture. In Poznan you need to see. Just a pity that most of the shops have prices dissuasive for the average.
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  • Nice place for meet, relax and shopping or visit cinema. One of the most beautiful and well kept centres I've ever been in. However it's easy to get lost in. Nice reconstruction of old building. Near ...  read more »
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