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...
Uncommon signs – part II

Uncommon signs – part II

Adresses Uncommon signs – Part 2/2 9th January 2019, by Matthias Hello once more, dear reader! It’s a real pleasure to find you here again. Especially since this is a follow-up to our review of the signs in Strasbourg (part I – The Iron Man). This...
Street names in Strasbourg: the origins -1/3

Street names in Strasbourg: the origins -1/3

History Street names in Strasbourg: the origins – 1/3 27th décember 2018, by Gustave  The current street names of all cities marked by History take us on a ride through time and Strasbourg is no exception! When, how and why did they appear? Trite as they may...