Church priority = profit
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Church priority = profit

At long last a representative of the Vilnius Archdiocese decided to meet with the citizens of the Old Town community….. after weeks of ignoring our July 3rd request for a meeting – to discuss the building reconstruction project on the ISM University campus, located at Arkliu 18, in the historic Vilnius Old Town. Less than … Continue reading

ISM University doesn‘t care
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ISM University doesn‘t care

It became crystal clear that reality differs from the documentation which the Archdiocese had shown us. The future use of the building, which was being reconstructed on the ISM University campus, was listed as an ‘Administrative building’ on their construction permits and architectural drawings. Yet the Church’s actual plans for this structure were that it … Continue reading

We prevented modern buildings in the Old Town
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We prevented modern buildings in the Old Town

The Old Town Citizens Association was established in 2004. Our grass-roots movement was prompted by the building boom which was taking place in Vilnius in 2004.  Greedy real estate developers were looking for ways to profit from the historic Vilnius Old Town and were ignoring historical preservation. The Vilnius Archdiocese was one of these greedy … Continue reading