Henningsstraße

History

In the 1890s, new housing was developed on the northern end of Langfuhr (Wrzeszcz), creating 7 new streets and 128 new houses.

Henningstraße was one of these, named after the merchant Friedrich Hennings (1807-1893). Hennings was a wealthy merchant and one of the founding members of the National Museum.

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Hennings lived at Langgarten 21, and you'll find a picture of his house in the pictures section of the street.

Today's name translates to Brick Street.

Further links:

History

Langfuhr

Polish Names

Ceglana

Source(s): Danziger Einwohnerbuch 1937/38, T II, S. 157