The first mention of a town hall in Paderborn can be found in a document from 1279, details of this building are not known. In 1611, on the instructions of Prince-Bishop Dietrich von Fürstenberg, the council decided to replace the run-down town hall with a new building. Hermann Baumhauer, a master builder from Wewelsburg, erected the new building in the style of the so-called Weser Renaissance in the years 1613 to 1620 including an older predecessor building from 1473. As part of an extensive renovation in 1725/26 was probably also the large hall on the upper floor, in the Theatrical performances, balls and other festive events took place. Until the second half of the 19th century, the space requirements of the city administration itself were very low, so that the town hall could also be used elsewhere, for example by the main customs office, the city balance or the police. At times, the city had also stored fire engines and other fire extinguishers and leased the attic as an oat warehouse to the military administration.
December 13, 2018
Hello Paderborn tourists
In fact, in the Aventszeit the city hall with the giant Christmas tree radiates in the race. Add to that the ambience of the Christmas market, the extraordinary nativity scene in the cathedral with witnesses as nativity figures, the spring cellar in the imperial palace, no rabbit window in the cathedral, the newly designed northern Pader spring area with the Maspernpader, Stümpel's mill with the mill cafe in the mill museum and the fantastic contrast to Altpaderborn the grandiose designed entrance area of the university with the giant staircase by day and by night an art experience. If one lingers a bit and in itself, one believes, one is on an open-air stage and hear the "everyone" a fly in the ointment, in the Ratskeller gives meanwhile no Kale, the kitchen is redeveloped, that lasts very long.
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December 12, 2019
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