Post war modernitys stores in Vienna A giudeline for appreciation, handling and conservation. In Vienna you still can find a few stores of the 1950ties, the 1960ties and the 1970ties. With their architecture, they show the typical points of their decade. That‘s why they become contemporary witnesses of the post war modernitys everyday life. Often the value of such stores isnt appreciated. Their asthetic doesnt agree with the current view. Because of that they get reformed or get pulled down and are replaced. The aim of this thesis is to lean against such arrangements. The risk of loosing these stores should be indicated. On the basis of selected examples of the 1950ties, the 1960ties and the 1970ties, the characteristics are worked out and the qualities get described. The thesis represents a kind of guidline for hand- ling with post war modernitys objects. Through the examples, you can learn from recognizing the meaning of the stores to placing measures for conservation.