The back of the Bernerhaus

The advertising might distract one from appreciating the historic significance of the building, but the Bernerhaus (completed in 1678) in the old town area of Baden served as the residence of the Bernese government respresentatives who came to Baden to attend regional meetings. This is also where the French envoys stayed in 1714 when the Treaty of Baden (Wiki) was signed.

The building was recently restored with the financial help of this Swiss coffee giant who have a 'boutique' on the main floor. The upper floors are rented out as office spaces and apartments. I'll get a photo of the front of the building to show soon.

20081107 Nikon Coolpix 950

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