|Land of the Federal Republic:||Bavaria|
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Gostenhof is a quarter of Nuremberg. The quarter in the city borders southwest on the old part of town of Nuremberg and belongs as district 04 to the urban district 1 - center; to Gostenhof in the broader sense also the statistic districts 05 and 22 belong.
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expansion of the quarter
in the north is limited for that quarter by the Pegnitz. In the east the Stadtmauer Gostenhof separates from the old part of town. The southern border forms the part in the city of the federal motorway 73 (Franconia high-speed way). In the west Gostenhof grew together directly with Eberhard yard, the Maximilianstrasse forms here the border.
that quarter borders in the north on the quarter pc. Johannis, in the east at the old part of town and board yard, in the west at Eberhard yard and in the south at sin PUCB UHL and pc. Leonhard.
arrangement of the quarter
Gostenhof enclosure beside the old center also the districts Himpfelshof and bear-digs.
is mentioned for the first time documentary the small ribbon-built village in the year 1311. 1477 receive the Gostenhof an realm-urban office for care changed over in the meantime at Nuremberg. While the village in the two Mark count wars is still down-burned, it remains undestroyed in the 30jährigen war. The Gostenhof increased to the trade-rich Nürnberger suburb becomes 1796 Prussian. 1806 arrived it at Bavaria. Already 1825 become Gostenhof after Nuremberg in in common December.
From the Ludwig station in Gostenhof 1835 began the railway age with the travel of the Ludwig course. The first gas works of Nuremberg were established 1847 in Gostenhof. 1913 opened the people bath in the same place.
In 19. Century developed the rurally coined/shaped suburb to a handels and a business suburb with more closely population. This development owed Gostenhof to particularly Jewish hop dealers. Generally Gostenhof was also a center of the Jewish population, on whom 1910 lived a third in this place.
In 2. World war remained Gostenhof to a large extent undestroyed. Due to the little attractive old built volumes and its situation in the city without green areas Gostenhof developed like many other German city center districts to a quarter, which is inhabited predominantly by socially weaker and foreign families. The population Gostenhofs built itself 1997 up out over 40 nations, in the Gostenhofner central area as well as in bear-digs amounts to the foreigner portion of 2003 over 45%.
Gostenhof was considered long time as Nürnberger Bronx, as it comes exemplarily in a Song of the Nürnberger of singer-songwriter and engineer Günther tappet to the expression. Its adaptation of the classical author House OF the rising sun reads Dou schdäihd A house in Gost'nhuf. Owing to extensive repair works the image improved Gostenhofs however in the meantime.
- of 1824 1,506 inhabitants
- of 1861 2,147 inhabitants
- of 1900 44,703 inhabitants
- of 2003 24,146 inhabitants
culture and objects of interest
the Gostner yard theatre was opened 1979 in a converted toy factory as theatre around the corner. Already one decade later could present those originally than workshop theatre conceived stage own productions with professional actors and directors. In the meantime the theatre operates further stage and a tavern and beside the urban stages than second important theatre in of Nuremberg culture was established.
the Rochusfriedhof 1518 were put on as new funeral place outside of the Nürnberger Stadtmauern. During the plague epidemic disease at that time this was necessary for hygenic reasons. The oldest receive grave plants still originate from the establishment time. A number of well-known Nürnberger personalities lies there buried.
The Law Courts were established from 1908 to 1916 after plans Hugo of Höfls. The building built in the style the German Renaissance closed directly to the so-called. Zellengefängnis on. Here took place as Nürnberger the processes admitted negotiations against prominent persons the national socialism .
The 1951 - 1953 established Plärrerhochhaus, actually business and workshop building of the urban works Nuremberg at the Plärrer were with 56m height with its opening the highest building Bayerns. Starting from that 5. Projectile tapers itself the 15geschossige building around 1cm per floor, in order to appear slimmer. The auskragende flight roof forms the salient conclusion of the monument-protected building of the architect William Schlegtendal.
Likewise after plans William Schlegtendals 1961 builds Planetarium stands directly beside the Plärrerhochhaus. The dome (18m diameter) of the projection area is particularly salient.
traffic bronze relief
the Bavarian south north course leads economics and infrastructure [work on] ford ago, to which Gostenhof with the course critical point Rothenburger road is attached. With the underground stops Gostenhof and bear-digs is integrated Gostenhof into the underground net.
With the Plärrer, a large place, is a central traffic junction of Nuremberg at the northeast border Gostenhofs. Here the ring meets around the old part of town the most important road after Fürth, ford ago the road, as well as the roads after Ansbach and attaining. The two Nürnberger underground lines cross here, equally some strassenbahnlinien. The Plärrer stands synonymously for the everyday traffic problems in the rush hour.
Ford ago the road before the integration of Nuremberg after Bavaria, as Nuremberg (became impoverished) a free realm city was and Gostenhof to Prussia belonged, as representative avenue built of Prussia. On the route 1835 drove the Bavarian Ludwig course. If one follows the road, one knows much certifications of the industrialization in 19. and 20. Century read off.
- Johann Christoph Volkamer, creator of the Hesperidengarten
see also: Incorporations into the city Nuremberg
- Günther P. Fehring and Anton Ress (†): The city Nuremberg. Short inventory, 2. Aufl. treatment. of William Schwemmer, Munich: Dt. Kunstverl. 1977 [unver. Reproduction 1982] (= Bavarian art thinking marks; 10), S.308ff.
- Michael Diefenbacher, Rudolf Endres (Hsg.): City encyclopedia Nuremberg, Verlag W. Tümmels, Nuremberg, 2. verb. Aufl. 2000; ISBN 3-921590-69-8
- Katrin Bielefeldt among other things: Gostenhof, Muggenhof, Eberhard yard and small pasture mill, history of a quarter. (Nürnberger of quarter books 9, Hrsg.: History for all registered association), sand mountain publishing house, 2005, 192 sides, ISBN 3-930699-41-9