The former German House (Deutsches Heim) with the Black Eagle Hotel (Zum Schwarzen Adler) is a northern Renaissance-style building.
In 1904, all residents of Brežice celebrated, regardless of whether they thought of themselves as Slovenes or Germans − in the same year, the National and German Centres were opened. The “Slovenes of Brežice” gathered in the first one. In the early 20th century, the German Centre also housed a court (now the Brežice District Court), post office, and tax administration office. In the German House organization of Germanization Südmarka (South Styria), organized masquerades, balls, public festivities and concerts until the end of the World War I in the painted hall, inn room with a bar, room for men (Herrenzimmer), glass porch and in the pavilion on the courtyard.