Justizpalast in München

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The Justizpalast Munich (Palace of Justice) is a palatial courthouse and administrative building in Munich.

It was constructed in 1890-1897 by the architect Friedrich von Thiersch in neo-baroque style at the west side of the Karlsplatz (Stachus). The building of the Gründerzeit is dominated by a glass dome (67 meters). It houses the Bavarian Department of Justice and the District Court I of Munich.

The People's Court sentenced the members of the White Rose in the Justizpalast in 1943. Room 253 is today a memorial place.


Since the huge building turned out to be too small Friedrich von Thiersch constructed already in 1905 at the west side of the building the so-called New Justizpalast. This time he created the courthouse in strong contrast to the Justizpalast in red brick stone in northern neo-gothic style with two towers. The New Justizpalast houses the Bavarian Constitutional Court and the Higher Regional Court.




Source en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justizpalast_(Munich)