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amid crisis, frankfurt\'s landmark euro sculpture gets pricey makeover

by:Dolight LED Panel     2019-08-21
FRANKFURT (Reuters)-
The euro may face a crisis of survival, but it is a huge crisis.
On Monday, the euro symbol meter sculpture standing above the center of the European Central Bank is still undergoing its biggest renovation in 13 years.
Seen as a thorn in the eye by many Frankfurt, the shabby blue and gold buildings in front of the ECB\'s former headquarters were demolished by construction workers who plan to repair it from years of wear and tear, including attacks by protesters.
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The most famous symbol of common currency-profit Frankfurt Kurur Comiti will get stylish LED lighting and new panels at a cost of up to 60,000 euros, with funds from donations, including donations from the European Central Bank, the Bank of Germany and private banks.
The work is expected to end on Friday. At the beginning, the Greek currency is facing the biggest test, and policy makers openly discuss Greece\'s exit from the EU, greece rejected the bailout in a hastily held referendum on Friday.
Designed by artist Ottmar horl, the euro sculpture has been one of Frankfurt\'s most popular landmarks and has been fighting for renovations for years.
\"This sculpture is the symbol of the city\'s most photographed, published, and the most published art, in addition, it attracts visitors,\" Hörl said earlier . \".
\"Despite all these problems, I still believe that the monetary union and the effort to build a united Europe are one of the greatest achievements of the 21 st century.
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