Samuel Bornstein's tenement house at 9 Traugutta Street (formerly Krótka Street), whose plans were drawn up by architect Adolf Zeligson, was built at the end of the 19th century. The address was home to an eatery, a shipping company and Hirsz Bakszta's mechanical weaving shop.





dir. Jan Komasa, Sławomir Fabicki, Bartosz Prokopowicz, Łukasz Kośmicki, Anna Jadowska, 2017 – 2019


The tenement house at number 9 played in one of the episodes of the crime series ‘Ultraviolet’. The protagonist, Ola Serafin (Marta Nieradkiewicz), finds out that her family inherited half of a tenement house in Łódź. The other half was inherited by her uncle from abroad, of whose existence she had no idea until now. Together with her mother (Agata Kulesza) and her partner Henryk (Marek Kalita), they go to see the inheritance of her great-grandfather. They find the whole situation stupefying.. Admiring the front of the tenement house, they hear from the lawyer that before the war it was one of the most beautiful tenement houses in the district. Located on the ground floor of the tenement house, the club café ‘Owoce i Warzywa’ plays host to a bar where the family members come to celebrate the reunion.


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