Public bookcase: A Wallraff from the cell phone

reading is fun and forms. Arthur Haley's novel "The bankers" is not new, captivating but still. It goes in the book for people that have to do with a lot of

Public bookcase: A Wallraff from the cell phone

reading is fun and forms. Arthur Haley's novel "The bankers" is not new, captivating but still. It goes in the book for people that have to do with a lot of money, is Günter Wallraffs experience report as a Turk, who in the eighties under the title of "the bottom" for headlines, the opposite pole. In a eye-catching yellow phone booth in the röder marker residential area Breidert meet the worlds of the Rich and the less well-off in printed Form.

the Phone you can not loop in the little house in the middle of the turn in front of the doctors house. Who opens the glass door, standing in front of a bookshelf, filled with novels, foreign literature, children's and youth books, picture books, reference books and non-fiction books. Access is free, those who want to can provide around the clock, with reading, because the phone booth is lit. "People go there at night and get books," says Karlheinz Weber of the Initiative "We are Breidert".

The neighbors knew

to carry it was founded almost ten years ago with the aim of the neighbourhood thought in the half a century ago developed residential area. About 3800 people live there. Many of the residents were later moved and would not have known your neighbors, remembers Weber.

As a high-rise estate, the residential area, which belongs to the district of Ober-Roden was designed in the sixties. Housing for 5500 people should arise according to the original plans. But it was not: The former surrounding countryside Federation Frankfurt had to revise its projections for population development in the Region down. The demand for high-rise apartments fell. In Breidert, it was two massive high-rise blocks, otherwise single-family, double shape, series, and multi-family houses, the picture.

"Synthetic residential area with great anonymity"

in 2011 came from several citizens, at the invitation of the then mayor Roland Kern (Other-list/The Greens) to a future workshop for the Breidert together. From the "synthetic residential area with great anonymity" was the speech. In consequence, the Initiative was founded. Fixed members has not. 20 to 30 people are a narrow, 50 to 60 people, attributable to a wider audience.

Weber and Ingrid Bögershausen belong. Bögershausen, the takes care of together with a colleague every day at the public library, referred to Weber as the head of the Initiative, what this does not hear, however, are so fond of. The Initiative publishes a regular Newsletter, which reaches 2400 households.

Updated Date: 11 July 2020, 14:19

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