The  Anchor corporation

The Anchor corporation

History The Anchor corporation 20th July 2019, by Matthias Dear reader, let me take you to the medieval Strasbourg. There we will meet a character whose job is certainly envied, at least by some who, like me, have a taste for grape. In Middle Ages, the city of...
Kléber Square – 4/4

Kléber Square – 4/4

History Kléber Square – 4/4 29th march 2019, by Matthias This is the continuation and conclusion of our series dedicated to the main square (see previous post). By the end of that last note, we still won’t be done with it entirely. Yet, if I entertain...
Kléber square – 3/4

Kléber square – 3/4

History Kléber Square – 3/4 23rd march 2019, by Matthias  This is the third part (see previous article) in our series dedicated to the Kléber square, we find here a troubled century and the birth of an urban area. But we will also see that some issues are...
Kléber Square – 2/4

Kléber Square – 2/4

History Kléber Square – 2/4 20th february 2019, by Matthias  In the previous article (Kléber Square – 1/4), we have discussed the quite recent transformations of Strasbourg’s main square, then we started digging there, just a few meters deep. I now...
Kléber square – 1/4

Kléber square – 1/4

History Kléber square – 1/4 25th january 2019, by Matthias  This is today the main square in Strasbourg, possibly you walk here every day and yet… Do you have the faintest idea where you set foot? On what? Or, should I say, on whom? But let us go back in...