Stadtführung zum Weltkulturerbe: Speicherstadt und Kontorhausviertel
- City Walks
The warehouse district is the largest contiguous, uniform embossed memory ensemble in the world. It conveys in a unique way the maritime industry architecture of historicism and modernism. The Chile House, which belongs to Kontorhausviertel, was shortly after its Fertiggestellung 1924 as artwork and new landmark for Hamburg. Both areas now form the Hamburg World Heritage Site as recognized by UNESCO.
And yet both neighborhoods are very different. Architectural styles range from here Neogothic to Expressionism. The joint is however in history. For both areas were once large hamburger residential areas, in the were mainly workers from the port and shipyards at home. This late 19th century and the first part of the 20th century was then concluded. The houses on the Brook gave way to a free port. Your arise associated with the separation of manual and mental labor. The mental work took place from then on in the office buildings.
We admire the brick ensemble of 15 warehouses, the canals and bridges. Then the office buildings, which are so powerful and impressive that they impress to this day.
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