Coming to terms with the Nazi past

Walter-Voß-Weg is being renamed

Photo of he new street sign at Katharina-Eitel-Weg, the old sign crossed out (Photo: City of Marburg, Patricia Grähling)

The street sign with the new name of the former “Walter-Voß-Weg” is unveiled: From now on, the street at Ortenberg will bear the name of the artist Katharina Eitel. The university town is coming to terms with Marburg’s Nazi past by renaming the street and withdrawing all honours from the former acting mayor Walter Voß. The name “Katharina-Eitel-Weg” was chosen with the participation of its residents.

Read the complete article on the city of Marburg’s website (in german)

(Photo © City of Marburg, Patricia Grähling)