This residential estate is situated west of the city centre, on the slopes above Pisárky. Numerous influential functionalist villas were built at the site in the interwar period.
The trail maps the interwar administrative and apartment buildings as well as department stores located directly in the city's historic centre.
Part two of the guided tour of the city's centre winds around the slopes of Špilberk and through the oldest parts of Brno near Mendlovo Square with a wealth of interwar apartment blocks, villas and administrative buildings.
The Brno Exhibition Centre still boasts interwar exhibition halls of a great architectural value built for the Exhibition of Contemporary Culture in Czechoslovakia in 1928.
Originally an independent village, the area became a part of Brno in 1919; numerous functionalist villas as well as the New House exhibition estate offering modern individual housing for the middle classes grew there between the wars.
This former industrial zone north of the city centre was the site where Brno building companies built mainly residential and administrative blocks after the founding of Czechoslovakia.
This residential estate features mainly small villas as well as one of the key buildings of modern architecture – Villa Tugendhat by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
The eastern part has retained its industrial character. The interwar period witnessed additions made to industrial plants and the building of affordable housing, municipal spas and schools.
The southern trail leads through the still incompletely developed area along the Svratka River with several intriguing administrative blocks and apartment buildings; it ends at the Central Cemetery with the interwar buildings of the Funeral Hall and the Crematorium.