the Lister mile is a popular buying race in Hanover. It was furnished into the 1970er years and is 1,300 m long, traffic-calmed down and to an important part as pedestrian precinct proven. The road course lies in the urban districts center and Vahrenwald cunning.
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frequent is equated the Lister mile with the quarter cunning. However only small road sections belongs to cunning, while the largest range lies in the east city. The Lister mile begins on the front of the main station at the seriousness August place (urban district center) and runs from there in northeast direction. It passes the white cross place in the quarter east city and leads close past the Welfenplatz . It ends at the Lister place in the urban district cunning. Largespatially seen she ties the Passerelle to the pedestrian precinct , coming from the town center, and forms her continuation. Thus constant pedestrian zones from the town center of Hanover resulted in the middle, to which on a length of approximately 2,500 m the line bank in the south connects place in the north-east with the Lister.
at the Lister mile lines up almost on entire length business at business. It is a popular purchase, strolling and a Flaniermeile. In addition road shops of vegetable and flower dealers, trees, as well as in the summer flowing well contribute rotfarbenes pavement, showcases. In the south of the Lister mile the white cross place particularly tightens the night life with the pavilion and some taverns. The side streets of the “mile” are popular residential districts, in which for years into jugendstilverzierten old buildings many recent families settled the 1970er. Despite the direct proximity to the city center the area works around the Lister mile like a Mikrokosmos. The proximity to the Eilenriede offers besides possibilities for the local recreation.
- weekly market on Thursday
- Lister mile celebration on one weekend in June
of the Weihnachtsmarkt in the Adventszeit is characterised in relation to the meeting in the city center by fewer lunch conditions and more craftsman classes.
since the spring 1976 operates the metropolitan railway under the Lister mile with the lines 3, 7 and 9. Because of the underground distance within the range the tunnel act ions Lister place and Sedanstrasse are to the road. The latter is worth seeing, there it a Design - object is. The hannoverschen transporting enterprises in form of the Üstra let the entire station spray out 1995 as Graffiti - work of art. Four young Graffiti artists made of Hanover and three established Sprayer made of New York let a gigantic color world develop from 3.000 spray doses on 1,500 square meters of wall surface. The art project “Hanover - New York express” is to have cost 350,000 DM.
earlier road history
the today's Lister mile was originally a part of the old highway from Hanover to Celle. Since 1775 she was called old person Celler post office road, starting from 1845 Celler road and in the extension old person Celler army route. It was always strongly frequented as arterial road from the city centre. Starting from 1880 operated a horse course from the city center up to the Lister place, which was replaced 1887 by an electrified streetcar. The bomb attacks of the Second World War destroyed many buildings at the road, so for instance 1943 the Leibnizschule at the white cross place. A victim of the bombs became also the there court prison (at the today's location of the pavilion), in that and. A. the communist worker leader Ernst Thälmann during the Nazi period was arrested.
emergence of the mile
as „re-organization behind the station to Lister place " developed after the plans of advice of building of cities Hanns Adrian the Lister mile into the 1970er years. The building of the underground line A in the process of the Celler road and her continuation, the old person Celler army route, made the aboveground reorganization necessary. The pedestrian precinct should tie up also the east city to the town center, because lay these quarters always behind the station and from the center cut off. The necessity to change concerning town construction and a traffic-technical resulted also from the high volume of traffic of this most closely settled populated area in Hanover. Into the 1950er lead years the far from and heavy transport between Hamburg and Frankfurt across the Lister place. The reorganization with fundamental banishing of passenger car traffic calmed the lying close city ranges down substantially.
after the commencement of construction 1970 knew the first, about 750 m long section between Hamburg avenue and Wedekindstrasse to 16. November 1972 with a road celebration to be inaugurated. The “mile” was completely finished to 18. November 1975. The new street name was in a competition, which the “Hannover general newspaper” had written out among its readers.
The new road developed to approximately 50% as pedestrian precinct, and that remaining road range was strongly traffic-calmed down. The earlier streetcar tracks were shifted on entire length under the earth than metropolitan railway line. Initially there were substantial of resistances against the transformation by adjacents resident and businessmen, who created even a citizens' initiative (association of the underground adjoining owners). The protests grew silent however after the favorable development, and afterwards the Lister mile has substantially contributed to it that itself to their lying city ranges to desired, town centernear living and business quarters to have developed.
of Hanover with approximately 10 m 2 in form of the beer restaurant was characteristics smallest restaurant of Hanover on the Lister mile to the keg to approximately 2003. Since that time a Café of the Kioskette of the German Federal Republic Kaffeemühle is there accommodated.
- a road changes its face, Hanns Adrian, Gerhard Bünemann, Hanover, 1972
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coordinates: 52° 23 ' 15 " N, 9° 44 ' 57 " O