Aachen: Altes Kurhaus

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Nordrhein-Westfalen
District: Städteregion Aachen
City: Aachen
Location: Komphausbadstraße 19

Multi-purpose hall and ballroom, built 1782-1786 by Jakob Couven. Opened as "Neue Redoute", an extension to the neighbouring "Alte Redoute". 1864 extension by a concert hall. Severely damaged by bombs on 14 July 1943. 1965-1969 partial rebuilding without the concert hall wing (whose remains were demolished and replaced by a modern wing). 1960-1990 seat of a modern art museum. Since 1990 used as a cultural centre. Modern wing converted into a theatre and concert hall (199 seats), opened 1998 as "Klangbrücke". Home to the "Gesellschaft für Zeitgenössische Musik Aachen" (Society for Contemporary Music).

Links: www.altes-kurhaus-aachen.de, Wikipedia

Aachen: Altes Kurhaus Front Text: "Aachen", "Grosser Konzertsaal im Kurhaus"
Publisher: Stengel & Co., Dresden-Berlin; 2239
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Aachen: Altes Kurhaus Front Text: "Aachen: Conzerthaus"
Publisher: Verlag von Adolf Schweizter, Aachen; No. 153
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: by Belgian Forces' Postal Service, to Bruxelles, 1920

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