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Siedlung Stampagarten*

Masanserstrasse | 7000 Chur/Cuira/Coira
Residential area between Masanser Street and Stampa Street, from Montalin Street to Egger Street.

Built from 1910-1911 for the building cooperative of the transportation employees of Chur. Master plan by Schäfer & Risch; particular house types by Schäfer & Risch, Otto Manz, Meinrad Lorenz and Ulrich Lys. Village-like country home style ensemble stemming from the garden-city movement: irregular, picturesque street plan. Mainly single-family and row houses; yards with painted picket fences.

(Kunstführer durch Graubünden, Hg. Gesellschaft für Schweizerische Kunstgeschichte. Eng. translation of the title: Art Guide of Graubünden, ed. Society for the History of Swiss Art, Zurich 2008. This book has only been published in German.)