Just as it did 100 years ago
Four million euros to renovate a building complex with 48 apartments and two business units, and to do it according to a historical model - is that possible?? It goes! This achievement, accomplished by the building cooperative erlangen, was recently granted a subsidy of 15,000 euros by the district of central franconia.
The buildings in question are nurnberger strabe 113 to 121 (five buildings) and reinhardstrabe 1. In the course of the exodus from the countryside at the end of the 19th century, the. Many workers moved to erlangen in the early twentieth century. Since 1910, the building cooperative has been providing affordable housing here. The so-called block perimeter development in nurnberger strabe, like the already renovated houses on the opposite side of the street, was built from 1913 onwards according to the designs of architect emil zerler. The loan for the construction was advanced by the volksfursorge hamburg. 100 years later, however, the complex was getting on in years.
"The monument protection was a rough challenge, but the cooperation with the lower monument protection authority was very good", reports andre rauscher, chairman of the building cooperative erlangen. An expert determined the original color scheme of the building complex. From 2013, the facades were renovated according to the restorative findings. The roof floors were removed and provided with new dormers, the roofs were newly covered with plain tiles by the roofing company zirm from neunkirchen. The inconsistent, single-glazed windows were replaced with historically appropriate wooden windows in the original color pattern by the schickert carpentry firm from erlangen. Balconies were added by the company bernd zienert from erlangen and the aubenanlage was redesigned.
"We have been able to save on craftsmen's costs because our technical department, under the direction of armin langgut, has taken over the facade, painting and plastering work", rauscher explains the comparatively favorable renovation. In addition, the project was demanded over the k for the roof embankment, the new windows and the heating system. And for the facade renovation, which was carried out with great care for the preservation of historical monuments, the president of the district parliament, armin kroder, presented the grant approved by the lower authority for the preservation of historical monuments. The new housing complex, which is located close to the city center, is sure to be a sought-after property for people looking for a home.