Bergisch Gladbach: Bürgerhaus Bergischer Löwe

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Nordrhein-Westfalen
District: Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis
City: Bergisch Gladbach
Location: Konrad-Adenauer-Platz

Culture and community centre, built 1903 by Ludwig Bopp for the "Casino-Gesellschaft". 1904 extension by the "Mariensaal" theatre hall, named after donor Maria Zanders. After World War II used as a cinema. 1952 rebuilding. 1977 demolition of the "Mariensaal". 1977-1980 major extension by a new wing with a metal facade by Gottfried Böhm, including a theatre hall. Named after the Lion of Berg, the heraldic animal of the former duchy of Berg. Used for theatre performances, concerts, balls, conventions and various other events.

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Bergisch Gladbach: Buergerhaus Bergischer Loewe Picture: left: Church of St. Laurentius, center: 1903 wing of the Bürgerhaus, right: 1980 wing of the Bürgerhaus
Reverse Text: "5060 Bergisch Gladbach, Bürgerhaus mit St. Laurentiuskirche"
Publisher: Krüger 31.667.112 274321
Size: Modern
Sent: within Odenthal, 1986

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