A range of buildings arose from 1905 to 1912: the recreational hall, the old town hall and the Bayer department store in Wiesdorf, the administration building Q26, the directors villa for Carl Duisberg and the Bayer Casino in Leverkusen, which was officially opened on 29 November 1913.
The "factory casino" was built on the park side of the Kaiser Wilhelm Allee in the context of the new main administration Q26 and the facing Duisberg villa. It was designed to replace the makeshift and now too small officials casino in the former Leverkus Villa and also included a skittle alley, beer hall and accommodation from other buildings in the Leverkusen Park.
The building planned and constructed by the in-house construction office at the paint factories integrated catering options for the management, officials and guests as well as for the workers. The big dining room was named locally as the "kale cathedral".
Klaus Bruckmann was born in Oberhausen on 9 October 1953. He started with football at TuS Grün-Weiss Holten. After his move to MSV Duisburg his coach in the U19 squad was Willibert Kremer. With him, he won the Germany U19 championship in 1972 with a 2-0 win against VfB Stuttgart. He was then signed on professional terms and he played for MSV Duisburg 75 times in the Bundesliga from 1972 to 1977. In June 1975 he played for the Zebras in the cup final against Eintracht Frankfurt but the game ended in a 1-0 defeat.Show more
It is Sunday, 22 October 1933 and it's derby time in Leverkusen. Spvgg Leverkusen 04, with Bayer only appearing in the club name from 1935, and Jahn Küppersteg faced each other in front of 1,000 spectators at the Am Stadtpark Stadium.Show more
In this video you can watch impressive and important goals in the history of Bayer 04 in the month of October. It is not always about the beauty of the goals but also about remembering special games and players.Show more
Bayer 04 Leverkusen travel to newly promoted Eintracht Frankfurt on matchday eight in the 1998/99 season. The Werkself are third in the table with 12 points albeit with a four and seven point gap to the two Munich clubs Bayern and 1860 in first and second place. The start of the season is not seen as successful in spite of the high position. So three points are almost a must at Frankfurt.Show more
The first game in October takes Bayer 04 to the steel town of Solingen. Union Solingen entertain our Werkself at the Herman Löns Stadium in front of 12,000 supporters on Sunday 8 October 1978. The league leaders arrive in confident mood – and go home with a black eye.Show more