The previous names:
Russian periodKrivaya ulitsa, that means a crooked street as it is not quite straight.
Polish period(before 1934) ulica Krzywa,
(after 1934) Pierackiego (Pieracki Street) was named after the Polish minister of internal affairs Bronisław Pieracki who was assassinated on 15 June 1934.
Soviet periodDzerzhynskogo ulitsa (Dzerzhynsky Street) was named after Felix Dzerzhinsky.
Glimpses of the street
At the corner of Lenin Street the street starts. That is the western end of the street
A shop at the north-western corner in an old house.
The brickwork of the former school at the north-eastern corner of K.Marx St. attracts attention at once.
The old two-storied house looks nice after refurbishment.
at the north-western corner of Pogranichnikov Street the modern house of culture that was built by the Brest's biggest building company.
at the north-eastern corner of Pogranichnikov Street.
The southern side has several old nice houses.
A well-known joke for a change, as one of the houses is associated with an adventure.
A girl asked her grandmother, “Granny, what is a lover ?” “Let me think.» the grandmother said. «Lov… Lover….” She rushed to the wall, pulled aside the hanging rug, revealing a hidden closet door. She unlocked the door, and a skeleton of a young man fell out from the closet. In Brest something similar happened in the 1930s, but the lover was, FORTUNATELY, hiding outside, by the window on the first floor!
You can still see him on the first floor by the window.
This new attraction in this street reminds of the scene of the pre-war Brest.There is an old red-brick house in the northern side opposite.
In the backyard of the house above.
The north-western corner of Dzerzhinsky Street and 17th September Street today.
The same corner in 1916. One additional storey was built after WW2
The south-eastern corner of Dzerzhinsky Street and 17th September Street
The sports hall for future Olympics athletes (former Green Shul) was about to collapse. The wall cracked and it was decided to pull down the house and build a new structure in the similar shape.
More about the house.
On the northern side
The southern side near Sovietskaya Street.
At the south-western corner of Dzerzhynsky Street and Sovietskaya Street
The view during the reconstruction. The old plaster was removed and the name of the shop, written in Polish, was revealed.
The house after the reconstruction.
At the north-eastern corner of Dzerzhynsky Street and Sovietskaya Street during the reconstruction
The view after the reconstruction.
The building of the Sports Complex "Olympus" on the northern side between Sovietskaya Street and Kuibyshev Street.
Holocaust Memorial at the corner of Kuybyshev Street.
The memorial in winter.