The Kaiser passage, in the station district, is open after two years of modernization, starting on Thursday. The official opening with guests from politics and the economy, residents and shop-owners took place on Wednesday in the Passage that connects the Kaiserstrasse and taunusstrasse,.
The real estate company “DIC Asset AG” had put in the past two years, around 20 million euros in the restoration of the Emperor’s passage. “With a massive and sustainable investment ,DIC’ of the city and, in Particular, the station area has been a historic and sensitive location: to be provided with a new Aesthetic while preserving the unique flair of the Emperor’s passage,” said economic Affairs, Markus Frank (CDU), in his address at the opening ceremony. “With a modern, well-established neighborhood store, and the return of the small unique shops the shopping back passage a piece of urban life in the quarters.”
in the new Kaiser passage, in addition to several shops that were already in the old Passage is a resident, is also a 1600 square meters large branch of the supermarket chain Tegut. The adjacent “Mercure Hotel Kaiserhof” extended its area. It has also developed 70 fully-furnished Design Apartments for a Cologne company. Also before the renovation in the Passage-based gallery “Red stairs” by the artist and chronicler of the station district, Oskar Mahler in the new Emperor’s passage.
For the Chairman of the Board of the “DIC Asset AG”, Sonja Wärntges, is the project of the Emperor’s passage a success. “The Emperor’s passage shows that environment-friendly city – and project development and economic success does not have to be opposites.” Lukas Sommer, member of the Executive Board of Tegut, is happy about the new location. The new store has created 30 new jobs. “We are pleased that we can be a mosaic stone in the restructuring around the Central station,” says summer at the opening. “The special charm of the Imperial road, however, by the contrast between the Nobel-shops and erotic shops – a diverse clientele.” This is the challenge you like.
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