The day was already dawning when I reached the Konsum building. It was built in 1928 to plans by Walter Gropius. Its unusual height and function as a department store made it a focal point of the Törten Housing Estate. The attached low-rise building with the shop floor is not visible in this photo. [German]
The name of the building refers to the Konsumverein. The Konsumverein served as a cooperative society for Dessau and the surrounding area.
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- Konsum building (Bauhaus Dessau)