The previous names:
Russian periodTopol(y)ovaya Street (Poplar Street)
Alas, no poplars are growing in the street today!
Polish periodulica Topolowa, ulica Pereca (Perec street)
17th September Street
Old houses in the street
The house at the northeastern corner is over 100 years old. Masherov Avenue is on the right
The eastern side of the street
The office of the local paper "Brestsky Kuryer" (Brest Courier). The picture was taken before 2010.
The western side of the street
A trolley-bus stop. Now it is closer to Masherov Ave
Trolley-buses get electricity from a pair of copper wires above.
the north-western corner of Dzerzhinsky Street and 17th September Street
The corner in 1915 with Kaiser officers and this building today.
One additional floor was built above
In 2014, a new building in an old style was built at the north-eastern corner of Dzerzhinsky Street and 17th September Street
Along the eastern side further on
The view of the eastern side. Most of the old buildings on the side were pulled down.
The white house was earlier Number 10, Perec Street. It was pulled down in 2010.
The old balcony had authentic railings. The building was pulled down.
The entrance to the house that was pulled down in 2010.
In this old part of the city visitors enter the 2 storied houses and yards,
passing through such gates, as there are no passages between the houses.
A little house at the corner like many on this in the street saw WW2. It was pulled down in 2014.
Glimpses of the street in winter
The snow is thawing. February, 2005.
Views of the former house at 10, 17th September Street (formerly 12 Y.Perec Street).
(The buildings were pulled down in 2010)
More about the house at the southeastern corner of Dzerzhinsky Street and 17th September Street.
The house, that is adjacent to the newly rebuilt one at the corner, was once a yeshiva.
Further on along the western side
Most of the buildings here were painted recently and look like painted ladies.
Only in December I managed to take pictures of the low-rise houses.
In summer they swamp in the foliage of trees.
Here we finish our short stroll walking up the street from the river.
Svobody Square is seen ahead
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"Old and New Brest"