The Bayerischer Bahnhof fallow land – public space for everyone?

Public space of Bayerischer Bahnhof as seen from Kurt-Eisner-Straße (own photograph).

Although the Bayerische Bahnhof is in a central location, not everyone is aware of its fallow land. Why is that?

Located in the east part of the Südvorstadt, the public space seems to be a little secret, forbidden and forgotten. Attractive for some, a deterrent to others. Grasses, shrubs and small trees sprout between concrete roads and gravel. Besides the paths, there are garbage heaps and broken glass. The expanse of the former railroad area radiates peace and is especially attractive for walkers, dog owners and joggers. Through its partial function as a public park, it is a social meeting place for young people. Furthermore, the graffiti-sprayed ruins and walls serve as a shelter for homeless people. And we were on site for you!

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