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Schweinfurt, Bavaria, Germany — Southern Germany (Scarplands and Alpine Region)
 

Professor Theodor Fischer

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 12, 2019
1. Professor Theodor Fischer Marker
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Vormals Geburtshaus des
Architekten und Städtebauers
Professor
Theodor Fischer

1862-1938
Er gilt als Befreier der Baukunst
vom Historismus.
In Schweinfurt erinnert u.a.
die "Wirsing-Villa” an ihn.

(English translation:)

Former place of birth of the architect and city planner, Professor Theodor Fischer, 1862-1938. He is considered a liberator of architecture from historicism. In Schweinfurt, amongst his other works, the Wirsing Villa is particularly notable.
 
Location. 50° 2.663′ N, 10° 13.912′ E. Marker is in Schweinfurt, Bavaria. Marker is at the intersection of Georg-Wichterman-Platz and Kirchgasse, on the right when traveling east on Georg-Wichterman-Platz. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Georg-Wichterman-Platz 8, Schweinfurt, Bavaria 97421, Germany. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ehemalige Rückert-Buchhandlung / The Former Rueckert Bookshop (within shouting distance of this marker); Raven Hotel / Hotel zum Raben (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line);

Professor Theodor Fischer Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 12, 2019
2. Professor Theodor Fischer Marker - wide view
Dr. Martin Luther (about 180 meters away); Engelbert Fries and Wilhelm Höpflinger (about 180 meters away); Schopperschen Haus / Schopper's House (about 210 meters away); Städt. Sparkasse / Municipal Savings Bank (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Schweinfurter Schlachtschüssel / The Schweinfurt “Slaughter Pot” (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Olympia Fulvia Morata (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schweinfurt.
 
Additional keywords. Gedenktafel
 
Categories. Architecture
 
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