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Suburban Dillenburg - Sellershausen

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Sellershausen; The City With Two Faces

Foreword

Welcome to another update of the city of Dillenburg. Please note that I have added some additional information about Nassau in wiki-style on the first page, just in case you are interested. Also, I have experimented a bit with photo-shopping, I would like to hear your commetns on this. I am now working on the airport of Dillenburg, so if you have any tips / hints about building custom airports please contact me.

Introduction to Sellershausen

In the 18th and 19th century Dillenburg was expanding rapidly. People couldn't be housed within the city walls any longer. In the south, Dillenburg expanded across the river, and in the north alongside the lake. In the east, the city council decided to build in between the river and the mountains, and the city of Sellershausen was born. You can see the location of Dillenburg and it's suburbs on this 'map':

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The municipality of Sellershausen has two cities within it, Sellershausen itself and Pankreise. Sellershausen is a prosperous city, the business core of Dillenburg, a lovely green and liveable enviroment. On the other side of the river, the city of Pankreise is located. It was constructed in the 60's and 70's, and exists mostly of grey appartment blocks. The gangs call it 'the Southside', inhabitants of Sellershausen call it 'the wrong side'. Pankreise will be shown another time, for now let's just focus on the bright side of the river, right?

Sellershausen

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General overview of the eastern part of Sellershausen

Sellershausen - Science City

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The campus of the University of Dillenburg, also named 'Science City'

Ost-Ecke

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Dillenburg's business center, the 'Ost-Ecke'. Nassau has a very advantageous tax policy for foreign businesses which has attracted many multinationals.

Town Hall

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The Sellershausen town hall, a truly unique building, in style and architecture. It was constructed in 1950. The inscription falsely states ''Facultad de Ingeniería'', this is obviously a little mistake (the inscription was made on a Monday morning). Right next to it you can see the Rathauspark.

The Market

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The Market on the Avenue of May the 18th (it's a mouthful, I know, if you study the wiki-style info on the first page you will probably find out why it is named so). As you can see, they are closing down, it's late in the afternoon and the merchants are heading home.

City Tower

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The City Tower, home to the prestigious investment bank ''Sterrmann & Geberthner''. The economic crisis hit them hard, and they almost went bankrupt.

Daunenstrasse 10

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Summer residence of the Prime minister, far east of the city, but still within municipality borders. With, sadly, a police post to guard him against terrorists and lunatics

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Thanks for viewing, and for commenting, I hope to be back soon with, as mentioned, the airport of Dillenburg.


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Great looking city! Btw, Why did you put a blank map? I'd like to see the region (my guess is that it isn't complete yet )

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Haha, Dillenburg, there the Dutch roayal family (Van Oranje-Nassau) comes from!
That city looks realy great with all that custom content!

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Thanks everybody!

I had some issues with the game crashing, that's all solved now, next update coming this weekend, it will show Dillenburg-West International Airport and Pankreise-Dillenburg International Airport.

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