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Old January 16th, 2008, 07:33 PM   #521
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A truely beautiful door (An der Frauenkirche 17):







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Old January 16th, 2008, 10:11 PM   #522
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gorgeous!
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Old January 17th, 2008, 03:59 AM   #523
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The funny thing is, I do not mind seeing some of the houses being reconstructed in a contemporary style. We could contrast and compare the "new" and the "old" side-by-side without reserving a different category for the "old". So it would be purely about the style of of architecture, and we could (dis)prove how one thing works, the other does not.

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Old January 17th, 2008, 06:05 AM   #524
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true, a decade from now which will be the eyesore?
Probably the modern structures.
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Old January 17th, 2008, 09:17 PM   #525
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You got to a admit that a big part of it looks tacky, though we have worst in Paris though, Disney has been constructing a suburb (a real one, not a theme park, though the difference is narrow in this case) near disneyland with pseudo-19th century architecture.
Nevertheless, I find the reconstruction of Dresden's New Market to be quite impressive. Also, was the reconstruction of Munich's old city center tacky?
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Old January 22nd, 2008, 02:13 PM   #526
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Kurländer Palais





The inside still requires a lot of work



Altmarkt and Kulturpalast





Köhlersches Haus/Heinrich-Schütz-Residenz (Quartier V)





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Old January 24th, 2008, 08:23 PM   #527
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Kurländer Palais



Quartier III





Heinrich-Schütz-Residenz



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Die längste Praline der Welt



More work for future generations

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Old January 24th, 2008, 08:51 PM   #528
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They also build those things in Bordeaux ... I really wonder how it can survive the first drawings ...


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More work by destroying it ?
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that theater is gorgeous! I'd love to restore it... but I'm not that wealthy and I don't live in Dresden or even Europe. The modern structures at least seem to be organized and rather modest so they don't force people to look at them.
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gorgeous!
I dunno why but it looks so fake....
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probably because its new. I'm sure most historic structures would have looked 'fake' when they were built.
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Old January 26th, 2008, 12:28 AM   #532
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Is this Prager Strasse?
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So what was the cost of all this?
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QIII + Prager Strasse

They've nearly done all the roofs at QuartierIII now:








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Is this Prager Strasse?
It is. What a shame there's the city of Prague in the name of this street, should be rather called "Pforzheimer Strasse".

Used to be fairly nicer before communists' era.


The 'Victoriahaus' back in the days, gone today


The old fire insurance building (Dresdner Feuerversicherung) to the right - everything on this picture's gone (excuse the ugly lamppost, it's something build by the Nazis)


Unfortunately everything build there was 19th century architecture (time of the so called 'Gründerzeit'), little chance we'll ever see something of this coming back... If anybody's interested in more:
Historial pictures of Dresden and other German cities
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what? Are structures from the 19th century not historic? Be that the case, then no city in North America is historic!
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well, for americans, those cities are historic, but for europeans, who are used to live in cities that are 2000 years or older. like cologne, Rome, Constantinople, thats almost brand new.
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well, for americans, those cities are historic, but for europeans, who are used to live in cities that are 2000 years or older. like cologne, Rome, Constantinople, thats almost brand new.
That's just being silly. The 1800's were a period of prosperity and "history in the making" for many european cities (that had existed for several centuries already).

Barcelona and Vienna for example. Really old cities, but the most noteworthy architecture of historic intrest here are from the 19th century. Though younger cities (a bit less than 1000 years old), both Riga and Berlin has more than their share of architecture of historic interest from the 19th century.

And what about European history from the 19th century? German and Italian unification, Crimean War, The downfall of the Ottoman Empire, The Victorian era, and so on. Are these major events in Europe of lesser historic interest, just because we have experienced things that are so much "older" than those events?

Well, that was a bit Off Topic, but as a European, I thought I had to save myself from being generalized into having a certain opinion/feeling here.

Go on with Dresden's reconstruction!
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Much of major European cities are 19th century structures. Like London and Paris.
America's cities are MUCH younger, but are still old enough to be historic(most being at the least 2 centuries old)
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Old February 2nd, 2008, 12:46 PM   #539
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To me "historic structures" date back from the Middle Ages or something like that. Historicist buildings from the late 1800s are old but IMO not necessarily historic...unless you consider post-war architecture historic as well.
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Old February 2nd, 2008, 01:02 PM   #540
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Short excursion...Schloss Osterstein in Zwickau (Saxony...close to the German-Czech border)

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