The image above presents the Dankeskirche (The Church of Thanks) designed by Berlin architect August Orth for Kaiser Wilhelm I and planned to be built on the border between … Continue reading
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Window-shopping in Tauentzinstrasse shortly before Kurfürstendamm, Berlin, in 1936 .
St. Lukas Kirche in Bernburger Straße, Berlin – Kreuzberg. One of the oldest original street -front churches in Berlin. This sort of architecture was introduced after the property / land … Continue reading
Here is a photo taken waiting for the rain at Berlin´s Lustgarten (Berlin-Mitte) where in the case of a real downpour one can seek shelter at Berliner Dom or alternatively get … Continue reading
1960 At Mariannenplatz in SO 36 a “new” memorial for Berlin fire-fighters who lost their lives while on duty is revealed . “New” because it replaced the original memorial placed … Continue reading
Old Berlin image: the view from Jannowitzbrücke towards the old Waisenbrücke (built 1892–1894 and blown up by the Wermacht troops, the repaired bridge was finally dismantled in 1960 as no … Continue reading
Kreuzberg Tempelhofer Vorstadt: view from Mehringdamm towards Yorckstrasse and St. Bonifatius Church (gorgeous red-brick facade with 75-metre-high towers, built in 1907). All the houses seen on this postcard are still … Continue reading
1802 At Jerusalemkirche in Lindenstrasse in Kreuzberg the noble crowds are gathering to listen to a maginificent work of orchestral music: Die sieben letzten Worte unseres Erlösers am Kreuze (The … Continue reading
As a follow-up to last year´s post about the air-raids that destroyed Southern Friedrichstadt and Luisenstadt areas of Kreuzberg on February 3, 1945, here are two films found on YouTube … Continue reading