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TODAY IN KREUZBERG: APRIL 30th – RUDI-DUTSCHKE-STRASSE

Prior to its re-naming this street used to be known as Kochstrasse. In 2008 and after some bitter court wrestling the eastern end of the almost 300-year-old thoroughfare (it was named after the master baker and local politician Johann Jacob Koch in 1734!) changed the address.

Here is the story behind the unlikely name-change (click the image below, please).

Alex-Springer-Haus seen from Rudi-Dutschke-Strasse (photo: notmsparker)

Alex-Springer-Haus seen from Rudi-Dutschke-Strasse (photo: notmsparker)

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