The major demolition begins at the Schwerte pedestrian zoneEnglish 

The major demolition begins at the Schwerte pedestrian zone

A bin fills up in front of the former Wigge bakery on Friedrichstrasse. Demolition of the old building on the Cavaplatz has begun with cleaning and gutting, where a new residential and commercial building is to be built. © Reinhard Schmitz

Last hour strikes for the former Blumen-Risse branch on Cavaplatz. Together with other houses, it makes room for a new building complex. The legendary “Café Radio” will remain.

Anton Wiig (1888-1975), the legendary master baker, would certainly have liked it. In the rooms on Friedrichstrasse, where he founded the innovative Café Radio in 1924 as the first radio listener in northwest Germany, music is making a comeback.

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