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The European Route of Brick Gothic was awarded a gold medal for "outstanding achievements in the preservation of historic monuments in Europe" at the denkmal2010 fair in Leipzig. 
Doberaner Münster

The European Route of Brick Gothic's Supporters

Land Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
The Hanseatic era may have occurred many hundreds of years ago, but Brick Gothic's cultural legacy – which reflects in varied ways the region's history during the Hanseatic era – is one of the chief draws for the northern German state Meckelnburg-Vorpommern, alongside the many natural attractions that the state has to offer. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is one of the most prominent supporters of international cooperation in relation to the Brick Gothic style, committing to the preservation, maintence and promotion of this valuable cultural legacy.

The North German Basilica Consortium
St. Nikolai Stralsund - Mitglied der norddeutschen Backsteinbasiliken
After the Berlin wall fell, representatives of the most significant northern German Brick Gothic basilicas founded a consortium. Colleagues from St Mary's Cathedral in Lübeck, St Nicolas' Cathedral in Lüneburg, the St Nicolas' and St George's Cathedrals in Wismar; from the abbey in Bad Doberan, St Mary's in Rostock, St. Nicolas' and St Mary's in Stralsund; from St. Nicolas' cathedral in Greifswald and from St. Petri's in Wolgast began to work closely together, aiming to promote to a wide-ranging public their cultural heritage sites.

The majority of these magnificant buildings have now been reunited in the European Route of Brick Gothic.

In 2002, the German Association for Housing, Urban Development and Regional Policy e.V. worked alongside the German Foundation for Monument Protection to realise a project that was to be the precursor to the European Route of Brick Gothic. From the founding of the Association »European Route of Brick Gothic eV" in Autumn 2007 to the end of 2012 the German Association worked closely with the association of the route together. Politically, the Association aims to promote awareness of the cultural signicance of architecture, the economic contribution of tourism and the importance of regional structural development.

GATEHOUSE housing the Bad Doberan monastery's gift shop
St. Nikolai Stralsund - Mitglied der norddeutschen Backsteinbasiliken
The Bad Doberan monastery's grounds – which include the reknowned abbey, an ossuary, granary and working quarters –  is surrounded by a fully intact monastery wall. The abbey's gatehouse, located in a western section of the site, has also survived until today and has now been lovingly restored. The Bad Doberan monastery's gift shop is today housed in the gatehouse, whose architectural form is as notable as the products on display in the store.