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Plans for Zurich barracks area burst

The frustration at the cantonal Director of planning Marus Kägi (SVP) sass after the defeat of this morning in deep. The bourgeois parties would have just made the efforts of many years is broken, he said. This, after the cantonal Parliament had been extremely scarce, however, exceptionally, to grant money for the rehabilitation of the stuff homes on Zurich's Barracks. 91 votes would have been necessary, but only 88 came together. It comes after 40 years of fruitless planning to one other still.

The question discussed was, whether the Canton with 30 million Swiss francs to participate in the Renovation of the heritage-protected stuff, houses in the rear part of the area, if the city of Zurich takes on this in the building. The Director of public works had called for, because the Canton had been neglected as the owner during decades of maintenance. A part of the stuff to homes is not accessible. The master plan for the Area, the Canton and the city since 2013 have worked out, and saw a gentle development with small business, art, culture, and public spaces.

Everything that is contrary to the red-green Zurich

But the SVP, FDP and EDU little thought of it. They found the city of Zurich should bear the costs for the repair alone. In the long debate, the plans for the houses were brought, among other things, in connection with the squatter scene and the Red factory with a culture, the green, Zurich is contrary to the Bourgeois at the red.

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According to Kägi, it should now run also to the fact that the Canton redeveloped the rear part of the area on own fist, and then decides how to use these. The authority over police and military barracks, the front part of the area, want to keep the Canton anyway. There, among other things, a training centre for adults. The barracks lawn, today, half of the police prison in occupied, to be transformed into a Park.


Created: 14.01.2019, 12:32 PM

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