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Aachen bunker to be knocked down

Article about: There was a plan to turn the Berlin Fichtebunker into apartments, i don't know if they went through with it though!...

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    Default Aachen bunker to be knocked down

    A shame another piece of history is to be replaced by apartments


    Postcard from... Aachen - World - News - The Independent

    Nick
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    Once again, money will likely have the final say.
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    It's a shame hope they can prevent the destruction.

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    This structure should be listed as a historical site, with it and the surrounding areas as a recognised war grave. It should be deemed no different to a sunken warship, just my thoughts.

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    last line written In the Independent Newspaper....( quote):....."But saving the city’s history will command a high price" ( end quote) ....my question a high price for who...or should i say..whose pockets will not be filled...as surely it will not be the residents.
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    Is this the "Wilck Bunker" used by Oberst Wilck as his last command post in the city? Indeed a shame if it is...
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    I know its not ideal but even converting the bunker to flats could be a compromise that keeps everyone happy rather than demolish it

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    Quote by lew07 View Post
    I know its not ideal but even converting the bunker to flats could be a compromise that keeps everyone happy rather than demolish it
    That's a good idea!...
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    Quote by lew07 View Post
    I know its not ideal but even converting the bunker to flats could be a compromise that keeps everyone happy rather than demolish it
    Yes....When they get to putting windows in, it'll be great to have a windowsill that's 15' deep.
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    Think of all the nice potted plants a person could have on the sill...
    William

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