The City Hall of Katowice announced an open call for tenders interested in a redevelopment and extension of the “Dom Prasy” (Press House) building located at 1 Młyńska St. at the Market Square. Offers can be filed until 17th of November 2010. A chosen prime contractor will have 18 months to conclude construction works. The estimated cost of the investment is PLN 21,7 million.
“Dom Prasy” (the Press House) situated at the market square is going to be refurbished and will change its function. Designed by Marian Śramkiewicz, reffering to modernism and raised in 1963, “Dom Prasy” was appointed as a seat for regional journals. At the beginning of 2009 the last companies were moved out and the building is wating for a new face and new tenants. According to Dziennik Zachodni newspaper, the “Dom Prasy” will become a seat of some departments of the City Hall.