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Lucerne in Lucerne (District), Switzerland
 

Von Laufenhaus

 
 
Von Laufenhaus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2013
1. Von Laufenhaus Marker
Inscription.
Erbaut 1557 nach Abbruch zweier vorgelagerter Häuser. 1887 – 1888 mit dem südlichen Nachbarhaus vereinigt.
Neugotische Platzfront mit Neurenaissance-Malereien von Louis Weingartner und Albert Benz, 1891.
Unter dem Erker Renaissance kapitell um 1520.
Unter Denkmalschutz seit 1981.
Restauriert 1978 – 1979.

German-English translation:

Built in 1557 after the demolition of two houses on the same site. In 1887-1888 the building incorporated the neighboring house to the south.

The neo-Gothic front is decorated with neo-Renaissance paintings by Louis Weingartner and Albert Benz, 1891.

Under the bay window is a Renaissance column from 1520.

A listed monument since 1981.
Restored from 1978 to 1979.
 
Erected by Stadt der Luzern (City of Lucerne).
 
Location. 47° 3.137′ N, 8° 18.311′ E. Marker is in Lucerne, Lucerne, in Lucerne (District). Marker is at the intersection of Hirschenplatz and Weinmarkt, on the right when traveling south on Hirschenplatz. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Hirschenplatz 10, Lucerne 6004, Switzerland.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "The Little House" (a few
Von Laufenhaus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 2, 2013
2. Von Laufenhaus Marker
Marker on the lower left.
steps from this marker); "Deer Square" (a few steps from this marker); "By the Storks" (within shouting distance of this marker); Butchers’ Arch (within shouting distance of this marker); The "Donkey Stall" Schoolhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); "Fire Alley" (within shouting distance of this marker); "Sweet Spot" (within shouting distance of this marker); Johann Baptist Marzohl (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lucerne.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 16, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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