Gym "Turnverein Plagwitz" (1930)

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#Sports facility #Leipzig #1930

Architects

Bock, Paatzsch & Thier

Developers

Turnverein Plagwitz

Address and directions

Schmiedestraße 12, access Lauchstädter Straße 8
04229 Leipzig, Germany

Public transport: Elster Passage

Today's use: gym

Description

This building is designed with four storeys on the left side. In the middle rises the staircase tower, which is particularly emphasised with four pilaster strips. On the right side is placed the gym with the large windows. 
Inside, the building from 1930 is connected to the old gym from 1886.

History

A first gym was built on this site in 1886. It can still be seen on Schmiedestraße. The former annex was demolished for the new annex built in 1930. Since then, the gym with the address Schmiedestraße is accessible from Lauchstädter Straße.

Facades
clinker brick plaster
Windows
fixed casement
Roof
flat
Position
along a street periphere/neighbourhood
Storeys
4

Impressions

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