Historic German Bakery in Old Tel Aviv to Get Academic Makeover

A Tel Aviv building that served as a German community center over a hundred years ago is being renovated and filled with classrooms for architecture students.

The building on 18 David Elazar Street in the heart of the Templer colony of Sarona, now next to the Kirya in Tel Aviv, was a café and bakery during the first half of the 20th century. It was run by the Gunther family, which came to Palestine at the end of the 19th century. Willy Gunther and his wife Erica used recipes they brought with them from Germany to prepare special items, like strudel and...