Stairporn Courthouse, Germany

The courthouse in Germany opened around 1910 and contains an amazing maze of staircases.

Stairporn Courthouse Germany
 

History of the courthouse

The large courthouse was opened around 1910 to house the Internal Affairs Agency and the District Court. The building closed in 2009 when the justice system transferred the court services to a new building. Since then the building has been stripped back to bare brickwork as part of a renovation project. The building will be reopened as luxury flats and the central staircase and ornate ceiling will be retained and restored.

Our Visit
I had wanted to visit the courthouse for a while and got my chance while we were in the area with Proj3ct M4yh3m, Kriegaffe9 and Lowri. The staircase was the main feature, the rest of the building was very bland and stripped, but the staircase alone was well worth the visit.
Courthouse Germany - Behind the bannister
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Courthouse Germany – Behind the bannister

Courthouse Germany - Overview of the staircase
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Courthouse Germany – Overview of the staircase

Courthouse Germany - Central staircase
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Courthouse Germany – Central staircase

Courthouse Germany - Side view
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Courthouse Germany – Side view

Courthouse Germany - Looking back
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Courthouse Germany – Looking back

Courthouse Germany - Framed
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Courthouse Germany – Framed

Courthouse Germany - View up the central staircase
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Courthouse Germany – View up the central staircase

Courthouse Germany - View from the top
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Courthouse Germany – View from the top

Courthouse Germany - Corridor
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Courthouse Germany – Corridor

Courthouse Germany - Upstairs landing
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Courthouse Germany – Upstairs landing

Courthouse Germany - Balconies
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Courthouse Germany – Balconies

Courthouse Germany - Top of the stairs
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Courthouse Germany – Top of the stairs

Courthouse Germany - Statue columns
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Courthouse Germany – Statue columns

Courthouse Germany - Columns detail
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Courthouse Germany – Columns detail

Courthouse Germany - View from bottom of staircase
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Courthouse Germany – View from bottom of staircase

Courthouse Germany - Looking up the stairs
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Courthouse Germany – Looking up

Courthouse Germany - Ceiling
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Courthouse Germany – Ceiling

Courthouse Germany - Looking down from the top
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Courthouse Germany – Looking down from the top

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