Cemetery Baden

Cemetery

 

Address

 
Street
Halsriegelstraße 4
Post Code
2500
Town/City
Baden
Province
Lower Austria

Owner

Jewish Community Vienna

Area in m²

12,849

Description

Between 1873 and today, around 1,800 Jewish dead have been buried in this 12,849 m² cemetery – both members of the Baden Jewish community and people who had gone to Baden to convalesce and had died during their treatment. People are still buried there today.

sub-project 1

 

Applicant

IKG-Wien

Date of approval

15 May 2017

Funding in €

222,648.27

Description

Clearing / creation of a cemetery plan using aerial photos / general planner services

Clearing work will be carried out at the Jewish Cemetery in Baden: an initial clearing round, clearing the perimeter walls (eastern and southern mixed masonry walls and western reinforced concrete walls), clearing of the southern metal fencing, freeing up the exterior side of the wall, mechanical removal of root systems and additional clearing rounds where necessary;  

In addition, a cemetery plan created with the assistance of aerial photos will be commissioned: images and production of an inventory plan (inventory of the outdoor facilities), data delivery (software), preparation and post-processing (workshops), data updates prior to the project finish (plan update), tree cadaster and tree inspection;

Furthermore, a general planner will be contracted: record of objects and damage, restoration work on graves and tombs, architectural planning services, overall management.

Subproject 2

 

Applicant

IKG Wien

Date of approval

14 May 2018

Funding in €

856,983.94

Description

General contractor work / tree maintenance / clearing / replacement planting / structural renovation of the gravesites / local construction supervision

Funding applications were filed for the following work at Baden Jewish cemetery:

General contractor work: perimeter wall to the east, south and west, metal fence with entry gates, guard’s house, outdoor facilities, paintwork, refurbishment of the wooden window frames and doors;

Tree maintenance work: tree maintenance measures priority 1–3, clearance and felling, replacement planting; exposing suspected gravesites; coordination work;

Structural renovation of the gravesites;

Local construction supervision: inventory of content and damage, restoration work on the gravestones and tombs, architectural planning services, overall management.