Kategorie Nordstadt

Backyard Kesselstraße

I love the backyards of Dortmund! But the crux is, you can rarely see what they are hiding from the street and you have to go inside. Into each one (and there are many), which takes time! I don’t know how many times I’ve walked past this one in Kesselstraße on my rambles through Dortmund’s […]

Rubbel die Katz am Borsigplatz

When August Julius Albert Borsig, son of Berlin’s „locomotive king“, the industrialist August Borsig, founded his machine factory on Borsigstraße, he did not yet know that Borsigplatz would one day be named after him and that it would later become widely known through the football club Borussia Dortmund (BVB). The club was founded in the […]

Dortmund – Smart City

The northern exit of Dortmund’s main station and entrance into the northern part of the city is under construction. Lately LACKAFFEN, based in Münster, have designed the hall of a side entrance with the new generation of ICE. Outside the hall, MORE THAN WORDS, Dortmund based graffiti agency, has designed the retaining walls from the […]

One Thing is for sure – The Change

In April 2015 I dared to explore the northern part of Dortmund for the first time and I have fallen in love almost immediately. This part of Dortmund is notorious for dealers and its nazi scene; pretty much everyone warned me to avoid this part of the town. And YES, one is well advised, to […]