Arthur Johlige

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Arthur Johlige (born October 25, 1857 , † October 26, 1937 in Leipzig ) was a German architect of historicism and a Saxon building officer.

life and work

Johlige founded the Schmidt & Johlige architectural office in Leipzig together with August Hermann Schmidt (1858–1942) . Zill's Tunnel (1887–1888), the Felsenkeller (1890), the Central Theater (1902) and the Franz Ebert clothing store (1902–1904, later Topas department store ) are among the cityscape-defining buildings that he planned and executed . now a branch of Commerzbank ). From 1903 onwards he lived in the Villa Mozartstraße 21a in Leipzig's music district , which he designed himself and of which only the ground floor has survived after war damage. Other buildings in the music district are the residential building Beethovenstraße 19 (1887), the Villa Grassistraße 1 (1897–1898) and the buildings Schwägrichenstraße 6 (1894, war loss) and 15 (1894).

Buildings (selection)

See also

Individual evidence

  1. Entry on Zill's tunnel in the Leipzig Lexicon. Retrieved April 4, 2015 .


  • Residential and town houses in Leipzig's music district. Musikviertel eV (Ed.), Sax Verlag, Beucha 2007, ISBN 978-3-86729-010-4
  • The Leipzig music district. Verlag im Wissenschaftszentrum Leipzig, 1997, ISBN 3-930433-18-4 , pp. 153–157

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