Entrance area Westfalenstraße

Conversion, machine shed Kunstwerkerstraße

Conversion, machine shed Kunstwerkerstraße

Machine shed seen from the east

view from Westfalenstraße

detail view Westfalenstraße

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Dinnendahlsche Fabrik

Kunstwerkerstraße 179-183, Westfalenstraße 3, 45136 Essen

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1820 / 1925

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Franz Dinnendahl
(building 1820)

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Dinnendahlsche Fabrik

Only the entrance facade along Westfalenstraße and the machine shed converted into lofts at Kunstwerkerstraße are a reminder of the foundry and machine factory of Franz Dinnendahl he had built here in the 1920s. Machine shed, enclosure and gate house were built around 1925 after a fire had destroyed the old assembly shop at Kunsthandwerkerstraße. The buildings have been listed since 1992.
The factory, also called “Kunstwerkerhütte”, was continued, after his death, by the founder’s sons Johann and Röttger Wilhelm and, in the main, produced mining and iron and steel industry accessories like steam engines, drills, pit ventilators and compressors.
In 1840, Röttger Wilhelm became the sole manager. In 1890, the company was made a corporation called R.W. Dinnendahl AG. After having merged with the Westfalia Bochum factory in 1922 to form Westfalia-Dinnendahl AG, in 1930 the Gröppel-Werk in Bochum was also added. As late as in the 1950s, the former “Kunstwerkerhütte” still employed 290 workers and thus was the second largest employer after the pits in what then was Rellinghausen.

Author: Route der Industriekultur / Editorial baukunst-nrw
Last changed on 13.07.2021

 

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