Stachus square – new trends and changes during the 1950s

At the end of the 19th, the area around the Karlsplatz („Stachus“) was residence of successful entrepreneurs as well as artists of the fin du siècle represented by Franz von Lenbach’s artists‘ society „Allotria“. The tour evokes the sophisticated life style of the era of the Prince Regent and introduces Munichs’s rapid development in technology, architecture, culture and society, which all came to a halt with the Great War and the short-lived socialist revolution in 1918/19. The tour also addresses the new trends and changes of the Stachus area since the 1950s.