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15.9.2022

The latest project at Ostrava Zoo is now complete, with new enclosures for macaques and gibbons

Ostrava’s Zoo and Botanical Park has recently opened two new facilities for rare primates and other animals. The macaques and gibbons have

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15.9.2022

Ostrava’s concert hall project enters its next phase

The City of Ostrava has announced a public tender for the contractor to carry out building work in the first phase

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15.9.2022

Revitalized historic slaughterhouse will be open for public viewing permanently

The ceremonial opening of the new PLATO gallery and the opening of the first exhibition will take place on Wednesday, September 21, 2022

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15.9.2022

Preparations for the cathedral parking garage have entered their next phase

The preparations for the new parking garage to be built next to Ostrava’s cathedral have now entered their next phase. Currently

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15.9.2022

Masná Street is set to undergo a complete redevelopment

A complete transformation awaits Masná Street in Ostrava’s city centre, close to the historic former slaughterhouse that has now been

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15.9.2022

What are the City’s plans for the space outside Ostrava’s main station?

Ostrava’s main railway station is a major rail transport hub, and its importance is set to grow even further with the

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15.9.2022

Ostrava University’s new City Campus will welcome its first students in September

The University of Ostrava’s new multifunctional campus has been built at Černá Louka (Black Meadow) in the city centre, and it is

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15.9.2022

A new boulevard with a tram line will link the city centre and Lower Vítkovice

The “mile-long boulevard” will lead from Pavilion A at the Black Meadow (Černá Louka) exhibition centre to Lower Vítkovice. Measuring precisely

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15.9.2022

The City’s MAPPA studio coordinates Ostrava’s urban and architectural development

Ostrava’s Municipal Studio for Urban Planning and Architecture (known by its Czech abbreviation MAPPA) was set up to coordinate architecture

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15.9.2022

City Assembly gives green light to the “Sitte Palace” development by approving the sale of land on Macharova St.

Ostrava’s City Assembly has approved the sale of land between Macharova St. and Nádražní St. to the developer NIRA Projekt Omega s.r.o.

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8.8.2022

Ostrava is seeking an operator for its bikesharing scheme for the next two years

The City of Ostrava is announcing a tender for the operator of its bikesharing system for 2023 and 2024. Interested

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8.8.2022

A new boulevard with a tram line will link the city centre and Lower Vítkovice

The “mile-long boulevard” will lead from Pavilion A at the Black Meadow (Černá Louka) exhibition centre to Lower Vítkovice. Measuring

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8.8.2022

The City’s MAPPA studio coordinates Ostrava’s urban and architectural development

Ostrava’s Municipal Studio for Urban Planning and Architecture (known by its Czech abbreviation MAPPA) was set up to coordinate architecture

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8.8.2022

City Assembly gives green light to the “Sitte Palace” development by approving the sale of land on Macharova St.

Ostrava’s City Assembly has approved the sale of land between Macharova St. and Nádražní St. to the developer NIRA Projekt

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8.8.2022

A NEW QUARTER WILL BE BUILT BETWEEN OSTRAVA CITY CENTRE AND VÍTKOVICE

A new city quarter for 12,000 people is set to be built in Ostrava, including a nature park, direct access

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8.8.2022

OSTRAVA’S “SKYSCRAPER” WILL UNDERGO A COMPLETE RECONSTRUCTION

The City Assembly has decided to sign a contract with the investor First Skyscraper s.r.o., which will carry out a complete

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30.6.2022

Dr. E. Beneš Square could become the site of a new apartment block

For many years, the revitalization of Dr. E. Beneš Square (Náměstí Dr. E. Beneše) has been a key focus of the

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30.6.2022

Reconstructed historic slaughterhouse set to open for first visitors

The opening ceremony of Ostrava’s newly reconstructed former city slaughterhouse took place in the third week of May. It was one

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30.6.2022

THE FIRST THREE COMPANIES ARE SET TO MOVE INTO THE NEW HRUŠOV LOGISTICS PARK

The developer GLP, a specialist in logistics facilities and distribution parks, has already leased all the premises created in Phase

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30.6.2022

OSTRAVA HAS AGAIN BEEN RANKED THE BEST PLACE IN THE REGION TO DO BUSINESS

Ostrava has successfully defended its position in the national comparative survey “Cities for Business”. The survey brings an annual evaluation of

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30.6.2022

OSTRAVA WILL HAVE THE LARGEST FLEET OF ELECTRIC BUSES IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC

From May, Ostrava’s public transport corporation (DPO) will be gradually introducing 24 new electric buses featuring the OppCharge fast charging system. New charging infrastructure for

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13.6.2022

What should happen to the area between Karolina and Lower Vítkovice? Come and see a debate at the Gong!

At 6 p.m. on 15 June, the Gong auditorium in Lower Vítkovice will host a debate featuring architects (Josef Pleskot, Roman Koucký,

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12.6.2022

VISITORS TO OSTRAVA’S ZOO WILL BE ABLE TO USE A NEW PARKING GARAGE FROM NEXT YEAR

Visitor numbers at Ostrava’s zoo and botanical park continue to grow, and this brings problems with parking. Especially at weekends, the

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12.5.2022

Major revitalization of public space planned for Ostrava-Zábřeh

One of Ostrava’s most striking modern buildings is the Church of the Holy Spirit in Zábřeh. The City is keen to

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11.5.2022

City offers and attractive site for residental development at Středoškolská st.

At its session on Wednesday 23 March, Ostrava’s City Assembly approved plans to sell land in the Ostrava-Jih municipal district for a

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11.5.2022

It’s all about quality of life (even the architecture competitions!)

The interview with the MayorTomáš Macura. It was done by Robert McLean – the publisher of The Prime magazine at

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11.5.2022

Revitalized historic slaughterhouse will be open for public viewing from mid-May

From the 16th of May to the 10th of June will be possible for members of the public to take

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11.4.2022

Ostrava and the Moravian-Silesian region have again showcased their opportunities at the prestigious investemet event MIPIM

After a three-year gap caused by the pandemic, the City of Ostrava and the Moravian-Silesian Region once again participated in

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17.3.2022

CLAIRO conference: Livable and climate resilient European cities

We are delighted to invite you to the online CLAIRO conference: Livable and climate resilient European cities. The conference is

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3.3.2022

Investor plans to build the “Sitte Palace” – a new polyfunctional building in Přívoz

The City of Ostrava has received an offer from an investor and is now launching negotiations on a potential contract

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