Jewish Cemetery Währing

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Description

The Jewish cemetery in Währing was used from 1784 until around 1884 and is occupied by up to 30,000 people. In the last 20 years, repeated efforts have been made by civil society and politicians to save this cemetery from progressive deterioration. The cemetery is kept locked. Information on guided tours and possible visiting dates is available from the Jewish Community Vienna.

Schrottenbachgasse 3 , Semperstraße 64a, 1180 Wien, Vienna | show on map

Cadastral Data

KG 1508, EZ 2232, GSt 1120/1, TZ 201/2009, protected monument
KG 1508, EZ 2232, GSt 1120/3, TZ 201/2009, protected monument

Area in m²

21,497

Owner

Jewish Community Vienna

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sub-project 7

 

Description

Realization:

arboricultural measures and tree felling in the course of the renovation

Date of approval

28 Jun 2021

Funding in €

40,569.77

Applicant

IKG Wien

Sub-project 6

 

Description

laser scan sector 1 and 2

Funding is provided for a 3D laser scan with field alignment in sector 1 (west of the main avenue) of the Jewish cemetery in Währing and a 3D laser scan without field alignment in sector 2 (east of the main avenue). This involves surveying and data processing, which is necessary for the continuation of the cemetery restoration.

Date of approval

27 Nov 2019

Funding in €

61,642.63

Applicant

IKG-Wien

Sub-project 5

 

Description

At the Jewish cemetery in Währing, stonemasons and restorers are being funded in test areas 2 and 3. This involves the restoration of gravestones, lifting and grave numbering. In addition, funding is provided for site supervision.

Date of approval

27 Nov 2019

Funding in €

187,799.10

Applicant

IKG-Wien

Sub-project 4

 

Description

Imminent danger / lifting work (stones) / manipulation by the stonemason

Urgent measures will be carried out at the Jewish Cemetery in Währing as it is a case of so-called “imminent danger”. The funding will be used for necessary lifting work and stone manipulation by the stonemason; the restoration of surfaces that had been altered by the archaeological excavations; and site supervision.

Date of approval

15 Sep 2019

Funding in €

81,309.73

Applicant

IKG-Wien

sub-project 3

 

Description

Realization

Between March and November 2019 the following work needs to be carried out at the Jewish cemetery in Währing: Wall restoration, Archeological excavations and Architectural services.

Date of approval

19 Nov 2018

Funding in €

391,863.81

Applicant

IKG-Wien

sub-project 2

 

Description

Tree maintenance, clearance work, replacement planting

Setting up the construction site, tree maintenance measures priority 1–3, clearance work, felling, replacement planting, coordination.

Date of approval

02 Mar 2018

Funding in €

25,402.92

Applicant

IKG Wien

sub-project 1

 

Description

Clearance work, creation of a cemetery plan using aerial photography, commissioning the services of a general planner

Clearance work will be carried out at the Jewish cemetery in Währing. This will involve the following services: clearance of shrubbery and undergrowth, removal of rootstock and horticultural maintenance. In addition a plan of the cemetery (inventory of the external facilities, tree cadaster and tree control) will be created using aerial photography. Funding was also awarded to commission the services of a general planner (to catalogue the objects and damage, for restoration measures, architectural planning services, senior management of object and damage cataloging, of the tree cadaster, tree control and the architectural planning services).

Date of approval

16 Nov 2016

Funding in €

275,494.31

Applicant

IKG-Wien