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The Expansion of the Church of Our Lady Lane

 
 
The Expansion of the "Our Lady" Lane Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 21, 2009
1. The Expansion of the "Our Lady" Lane Marker
Inscription. Durch hochherzige Spenden seiner königlichen hoheit des Prinzregenten Luitpold von Bayern, des Domkapitels zu Unserer Lieben Frau und opferwilliger Münchener Bürger wurde es ermöglicht, im Jahre 1888 das enge Liebefrauengässchen zu dieser Strasse zu erweitern und sogleich die hiesige Domfreiheit zu schaffen.

Translated, the marker reads:
Through the generous donations of His Royal Highness, Luitpold, the Prince Regent of Bavaria, the Ecclesiastical Chapter of the Church of Our Lady, and the selfless citizens of Munich, in 1888 it was made possible to expand the narrow Our Lady Lane into this street and to make room for the the local church precinct.
 
Location. 48° 8.282′ N, 11° 34.37′ E. Marker is in Munich, Bavaria. Marker is on Liebfrauenstrasse north of Kaufingerstrasse, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Munich, Bavaria 80331, Germany.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cathedral Church of Our Lady (within shouting distance of this marker); The Church of Saint Michael (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Maximilian Joseph - Earl of Montgelas (about 210 meters away); The Wilhelminische or Old Academy Building
The Expansion of the Church of Our Lady Lane Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 21, 2009
2. The Expansion of the Church of Our Lady Lane Marker
The marker is mounted on the wall between two windows on the second story of a clothing shop for women.
(approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Georg Lankensperger (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Gottfried Keller (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Miesbach to Munich Power Transmission (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); "Lueg ins Land" Watchtower (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Munich.
 
Regarding The Expansion of the Church of Our Lady Lane. Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria (mentioned on the marker)was the ruler of Bavaria from 1886 to 1912. His regency was marked by a period of prosperity and cultural advancement in Bavaria.
 
Also see . . .
1. Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria. Wikipedia.org's biography of... (Submitted on September 21, 2009.) 

2. Munich Frauenkirche. Wikipedia.org's article on the Frauenkirche in Munich. (Submitted on September 21, 2009.) 
 
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A Bird's Eye View of the Church of Our Lady in Munich image. Click for full size.
By Maximilian Dörrbecker (Licensed Under Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.5), April 13, 2007
3. A Bird's Eye View of the Church of Our Lady in Munich
This aerial photo of the Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady), shows Kaufingerstrasse running edge-to-edge across the top of the picture. Liebfrauenstrasse, whose widening in 1888 the marker commemorates, runs from Kaufingerstrasse downwards towards the picture-uppermost green dome on the tower.

The Frauenkirche, or Church of Our Lady, is the Cathedral of the Archbishop of Munich and Freising. Its image is frequently seen throughout Munich and is considered an iconic symbol of the city.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,109 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 21, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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