Bitterfeld-Wolfen: Kulturpalast Bitterfeld

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Sachsen-Anhalt
District: Landkreis Anhalt-Bitterfeld
City: Bitterfeld-Wolfen
Location: Bitterfeld, Zörbiger Straße 22 / Parsevalstraße

House of culture, built 1952-1954 by Alfred Dienst for SAG Elektrochemisches Kombinat Bitterfeld. Opened 13 Oct 1954 as as "Kulturpalast der Gewerkschaften 'Wilhelm Pieck'". Named in honour of the German politician and first president of the GDR, Wilhelm Pieck (1876-1960). The complex includes two halls: "Theatersaal" [Theatre Hall] with 1000 seats and "Kleiner Saal" [Small Hall] with up to 150 seats. Closed 1 Apr 2003 due to safety concerns. Later renovated and reopened. Closed again 2017 with uncertain future. Renovations planned after 2020.

Link: Wikidata

Bitterfeld-Wolfen: Kulturpalast Bitterfeld Reverse Text: "Kulturpalast der Gewerkschaften 'Wilhelm Pieck', VEB Elektrochemisches Kombinat Bitterfeld, erbaut 1.5.1952-13.10.1954"
Publisher: Foto-Brüggemann, Leipzig; III/18/197 T 169/58
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Bitterfeld-Wolfen: Kulturpalast Bitterfeld Reverse Text: "Bitterfeld, Kulturpalast 'Wilhelm Pieck' und Sparkasse"
Publisher: VEB Ansichtskartenverlag Köthen; P 1/74 IV-14-45 06 08 04 059
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Sent: from Bitterfeld to Berlin, 1983(?)

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