Archiv für den Monat November 2017

The five landmarks of Creative Quarter North – „Energy“

The fifth and last Stadtzeichen is about energy. Essen is a centre of energy and national and international operating energy players like RWE, Ruhrgas, Steag and Ruhrkohle have their seeds here. Those companies have leading positions in power generation, -distribution and -supply. Stadtzeichen „Energy“ is situated at the end of Viehofer Straße at Pferdemarkt facing […]

The five landmarks of Creative Quarter North – „Trading“

We now have seen three of five „Stadtzeichen“ which mark Creative Quarter North. Following Viehofer Straße from the beginning at Fontänengasse you’ll pass „Water“ followed by „Coal“ at Kasteienstraße and „Steel“ at Kreuzeskirchstraße. As Essen is a city of Trading and Fair, further down, at junction with Kronenstraße you’ll meet Stadtzeichen „Trading“. With trade fairs […]

The five landmarks of Creative Quarter North – „Steel“

After having passed the two Stadtzeichen „Water“ at Fontänengasse and „Coal“ at the mouth of Kasteienstraße, we now follow Viehofer Straße down to its junction with Kreuzeskirchstraße, to meet Stadtzeichen „Steel“ Essen once was the key location of Germany’s steel industry. The next Stadtzeichen „Steel“, logically consists of steel and underscores the value of that […]

The five landmarks of Creative Quarter North – „Coal“

Stadtzeichen „Water“ at Fontänengasse is the entrance to Creative Quarter North. Only a few steps away from this first landmark, at the mouth of Kasteienstraße, you’ll find the next one – „Coal“. It states the outstanding importance of this raw material for the city which has had the most coal mines in Europe, and so, […]

Murals in Essen (5th)

It gets more and more difficult, but it’s not over yet. There may be some more to come in the future, but these would be the last yet.  50 at all – finally I myself am surprised. Essen isn’t a megacity?