The major demolition begins in the Schwerte pedestrian zoneEnglish 

The major demolition begins in the Schwerte pedestrian zone

The waste container is being filled in front of the former Wigge bakery in Friedrichstrasse. The demolition of the old building in Cavaplatz has started with cleaning and excavation, where a new residential and commercial building will be built. © Reinhard Schmitz

The last hour strikes for the former Blumen-Risse branch in Cavaplatz. Along with other houses, it makes room for a new construction complex. The legendary “Café Radio” will remain.

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

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