There is a surge in the city’s popularity. Leipzig recently headlined in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung “This place is not a dream”. 20 years after the Peaceful Revolution of ‘89, Leipzig has become a place where many like to live and work.
It is the following combination that makes a difference in Leipzig: It´s a big city with lots of green spaces where people are open towards the new. Many have described it as lively and exciting – a place in which highbrow and subculture coexist. It´s this combination that really makes the difference in Leipzig; and this sentiment is further highlighted in the New York Times. The daily states that Leipzig is as Berlin was ten years ago and the euphoric mood of the 90s is still perceptible. The paper is also enamored by Leipzig’s art and music scene as detailed in another article.