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Haus Kreplin
Lüderitz, Namibia

Friedrich KRAMER: Architect

Client:Emil Kreplin
Street:Berg Street


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26°38'55.08" S 15°09'10.47" E Alt: 18m

A double-storey corner building situated at the intersection of 4 streets. Built in 1909 as a residence for Emil Kreplin, railway company manager and first mayor of Luderitz who remained in office from 1909-1920.

*Proclaimed a National Monument on 15 June 1983 by the National Monuments Council of South Africa. (Proclamation No: 090/1983)

See also National Heritage Council of Namibia

Transcript of sign on facade facing Berg street:

Haus Grünewald (2000)

Built: 1910 Architect: F. Kramer

The home of E. Kreplin, the first mayor of Lüderitz.
An interesting double-storey corner building.

One of the few buildings constructed
with burnt bricks from the Cape Province.

13 Berg Street

Submitted by Dorothy Adendorff - October 2014

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Writings about this entry

Vogt, Andreas. 2004. National Monuments in Namibia : An inventory of proclaimed national monuments in the Republic of Namibia. Windhoek: Macmillan Education Namibia Publishers. pg 197-199