This, the 14th district of Vienna, occupies a long slip of the north-western corner of the city. Penzing village is extremely old and was first mentioned in writing in 1120 as a stop on the road to Linz. The eastern part of Penzing, closest to the city centre (Innere Stadt) contains mainly old residential suburban homes. There is an industrial area called Auhof where several large firms have sites as well as the Hanappi-Stadium, the home of Rapid Wien football team. Penzing also hosts the Technisches Museum, an array of small gardens known as Schrebergrten, and the Jugendstil (art nouveau style) Fuchs-Villa containing paintings, sculpture, furniture and architectural designs by the former owner and occupant, painter Ernst Fuchs. Penzing is linked to the rest of the city by the U4 underground line, the S50 suburban train stopping at Penzing station and a choice of bus routes.

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Penzing, Vienna