Mainz Daily Photo

Monthly Theme Day June 2013 – Facade #1930

The Markthäuser on the Cathedral square.

You just can’t avoid them.

They either house the best record store in Mainz (used to any way) or they’re being knocked down and rebuilt or the city planners can’t sell the apartments they built or let the retail space they  – in their infinite wisdom – put in the basement or they  (the city planners) are in a clinch with the guy who runs the Figaro, one of the cafés. (He says “someone” told him he could have x number of chairs outside, the council reckons it’s x/3 and “nobody” told him anything different.

As in everything in Mainz, there’s a back-story

And see what the rest of the City Daily Photo blogswarm are doing today

This entry was published on 1 July, 2013 at 13:00 and is filed under Altstadt, Architecture, Market, Monthly Theme Day. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

7 thoughts on “Monthly Theme Day June 2013 – Facade #1930

  1. starbuck5250 on said:

    All of our ornate buildings were torn down, and the downtown street isn’t nearly as beautiful as this!

  2. Great perspective and beautiful sky!

  3. Wonderful perspective and beautiful buildings!

  4. I love the building and the angle you have chosen for this photograph. Very nice.

  5. they are really pretty, so clean…they are vacant?

  6. Great picture, love the perspective!

  7. Interesting architecture and sky. It would be a shame to tear it all down.

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