district of Stuttgart
|Residents||2796 (May 31, 2020)|
|Population density||4011 inhabitants / km²|
|Source: Stuttgart data compass|
The garden city Luginsland is a residential area of the state capital Stuttgart ( Baden-Württemberg ) and belongs to the municipality of Untertürkheim . In 2001, the original Luginsland district of the same name was divided into the three districts of Luginsland, Gehrenwald and Flohberg.
The residential area for workers from Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft and Robert Bosch GmbH , which was created in 1911 by the building cooperative founded for this purpose, is known as the " garden city " because of the cooperative principle and the typical development with small terraced houses (each with front gardens) .
The gaps between Luginsland and the historic center of Untertürkheim have been completely closed over the years through further new development areas (e.g. Flohberg, Gehrenwald and Goldberg).
A nursing home for the elderly, named after the Protestant publisher Paul Collmer , opened in 1988.
- The Protestant Garden City Church was built in 1969 as a massive concrete structure by the architect Heinz Rall . It is furnished with magnificent pictures by Emil Kiess on the altar wall. The "Old Garden Town Church" from 1931 was destroyed by aerial bombs in 1944, rebuilt from 1948 and since 1969 has mainly served as a meeting place.
- The kindergarten "Schiff im Weinberg" by architect Günter Behnisch , which was built in 1990 and has won several awards, is worth seeing .
- Willi Bleicher (1907–1981), resistance fighter against National Socialism and district manager of IG Metall , lived in Luginsland for decades
- Friedrich Schlotterbeck (1909–1979), resistance fighter and author
Schlotterbeck resistance group from Luginsland
Ten members of the communist "Schlotterbeck resistance group" from Luginsland, who resisted National Socialism, were murdered on November 30, 1944 in the Dachau concentration camp . A memorial plaque in Annastraße 6 in Luginsland and a memorial in the Untertürkheim cemetery commemorate them.
The head of the group was Friedrich Schlotterbeck . The former Wuerttemberg KJVD state chairman and active resistance activist was released on August 27, 1943 from 10 years imprisonment (most recently in the Welzheim protective custody camp ) and was then active again for the KPD. Together with his parents Gotthilf and Maria Schlotterbeck, his siblings Hermann Schlotterbeck and Gertrud Lutz , as well as other members such as Karl Stäbler , they worked from Luginsland against the Nazi regime. B. by passing information about the arms industry to the Allies . Friedrich's fiancée Else Himmelträger also belonged to the group . She was born in Stuttgart-Ostheim and lived with interruptions in Heslach at Adlerstrasse 24 from 1911 to 1944. From 1933 to 1938 she was in prison as a political prisoner or in protective custody. In May 1944 she and Friedrich Schlotterbeck wanted to get married. Shortly before, the group was betrayed by the double agent Eugen Nesper . Friedrich and Hermann Schlotterbeck, Himmelträger and Stäbler tried individually to flee to Switzerland. Else Himmelbahnen was arrested in June 1944. On November 30, 1944, she was shot with her parents Schlotterbeck, Gertrud Lutz and other communist resistance fighters in the Dachau concentration camp without a trial. Hermann Schlotterbeck was shot together with the parachute agent Andreas Wiedemann-Stadler and the communist Gottlieb Aberle on April 19, 1945 by a command from the Stuttgart police station in the forest near Riedlingen . Several friends and neighbors were murdered in the Halle prison in 1945. Friedrich Schlotterbeck managed to escape; after the end of the war he wrote a book about the resistance group and his time in the concentration camp. Karl Stäbler survived in hiding, the daughter of Gertrud Lutz, born in 1942, was taken to a foster family.
View of Luginsland from Mönchberg