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Post-industrial quarters in Leipzig’s west as a realm of local economy - a cultural heritage that should be protected? Bike tour

Nachindustrielle Viertel in Leipzigs Westen


Currently and since the last 20 years Leipzig's West has been going through a lot of changes -From an industrial area with 30000 industrial workers to a vibrant field of urban development and social, local economy. This session will take the form of an excursion across Leipzig's West and will give participants an insight into the areas development. Cycling along the Karl Heine Canal and former rail lines we will explore former factories that are nowadays used by artists and the creative industries and talk to experts of Leipzigs urban development.

Everyone is asked to bring a bike. There is also the possibility to rent a bike for few money at Nextbike bike station at Karl-Heine-Straße.

max. of participants: 20

meeting point: Erich-Köhn-Straße 63b, in front of the shop "rad3" (Alt-Lindenau)
Treffpunkt: Erich-Köhn-Straße 63b, vor dem Laden "rad3" (Alt-Lindenau)


Format: Excursion Explanation
Track: Practice & Activism / Praxis & Bewegung
Threads: Social-ecological economy
Language: English
Available languages: German, English



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