Ministerial visit to the legal protection room

From left to right: A. Wagner (Stadtbauamt), H. Schmidt (Min. f. Inn., Building and Sport of the Saarland), H.-W. Schulz (Min. For Inn., Building and Sport of the Saarland), Mayor R. Schultheis, L.-C. Uhlig (Federal Institute for Building, Urban and Spatial Research), R. Schmell (Federal Institute for Building, Urban and Spatial Research) at the on-site appointment at the legal protection room - The House of Solidarity is recognized at the federal level
From left to right: A. Wagner (Stadtbauamt), H. Schmidt (Min. f. Inn., Building and Sport of the Saarland), H.-W. Schulz (Min. For Inn., Building and Sport of the Saarland), Mayor R. Schultheis, L.-C. Uhlig (Federal Institute for Building, Urban and Spatial Research), R. Schmell (Federal Institute for Building, Urban and Spatial Research) at the on-site appointment at the legal protection room - The House of Solidarity is recognized at the federal level | Image: Hohlweck
After the legal protection hall was promised a million dollar amount by the national funding program "National Projects of Urban Development", representatives of ministries and administration met for coordination discussions at the legal protection hall.

After the competition selection for the legal protection hall fell in Berlin at the end of June and funding was promised by the Federal Ministry for Building, Interior and Home as part of the “National Urban Development Projects” program - it was reported - representatives of the met last Friday Federal Institute for Building, Urban and Spatial Research from Bonn and the Saarland Ministry of the Interior, Building and Sport with the head of administration of the city of Friedrichsthal and his employees from the building department for a coordination meeting in order to get the next steps in motion that are necessary for the Application for funding are.

Questions about funding processing and funding requirements as well as structural and conceptual measures to achieve the funding goals were discussed.

The museum concept is considered to be just as important as the barrier-free expansion of the listed building. There were already the first tips and hints for this that will have to be taken into account in the detailed planning that will now follow.

The importance of this award of the legal protection room through the funding commitment cannot be valued highly enough. It is a unique opportunity for the city of Friedrichsthal and the Rechtsschutzsaal Foundation to put the “cradle of the trade union movement” in a new light nationwide.

The administration will now discuss the options for providing equity with the responsible bodies in order to proceed with implementation as soon as possible.

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  • 20200910093602281_0001: Hohlweck / City