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Protected: SOMETHING’S RISING IN THE EAST or LONG LIVE BERLIN’S FERNSEHTURM!

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Oct 3, 2019 · Enter your password to view comments.

NEITHER HEAVEN NOR HELL: EAST BERLIN EXHIBITION AT EPHRAIM PALAIS

How do you tell a story of a vanished city in thousand objects? Or in a thousand words? It seems impossible yet we always try. The task appears easier if … Continue reading

Jun 3, 2019 · 4 Comments

Protected: Did You Know That About Berlin: Of Ashes and Tunnels

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Dec 17, 2018 · Enter your password to view comments.

A QUESTION OF TIME

Berlin of the 1980s was a magnet attracting new people, new bands, new artists. The city’s imperfection, its messiness, its open ends juxtaposed against the ultimate barrier, the Wall, running … Continue reading

Mar 7, 2018

Protected: THE GHOST OF “BERLIN”: THE OLD AEROPLANE FROM THE TEGEL AIRPORT

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Nov 22, 2017 · Enter your password to view comments.

A BRIDGE BETWEEN TWO WORLDS

The 138-metre long and 27-metre wide Hindenburgbrücke – first steel-arch bridge in Berlin, designed by Friedrich Krause and his colleagues Behner, Wolffenstein and Kalb, opened on 11 September 1916, exactly … Continue reading

Sep 11, 2017 · 3 Comments

Protected: SKATING WITH ERICH or WHATEVER HAPPENED TO PALAST DER REPUBLIK

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Apr 24, 2017 · Enter your password to view comments.

Protected: LIGHTS OUT AT ERICHS LAMPENLADEN: The story of East Berlin´s Palast der Republik

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Apr 23, 2017 · Enter your password to view comments.

EVERYTHING IS SOMEWHERE: OLD CELLARS UNDER THE DEATH STRIP

While construction works for a new residential building on the corner of Luckauer Strasse and Sebastianstraße in Kreuzberg are picking up the pace, workers have unsealed the old cellars of … Continue reading

Feb 12, 2017

DREAM OF A BETTER LAND: THE BIRTH OF EAST GERMANY AS A STATE

On October 7 1949 the Provisorische Volkskammer, or Provisional People’s Chamber, German political authority within the Soviet occupation zone, announced the constitution of the Deutsche Demokratische Republik, better known as East … Continue reading

Oct 7, 2016

“NOTMSPARKER´S BERLIN COMPANION or I DIDN´T KNOW THAT ABOUT BERLIN”

There have been many great books written about Berlin… but if you’ve been wanting to know more about the world’s greatest indoor helicopter flight, the time they built a second … Continue reading

Aug 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

SPOTTED IN PASSING IN 1986 BERLIN

Good morning, Berlin and Beyond! Greetings from the city where life goes on regardless – as this fantastic series of 1986 photos taken by Patrick Piel along the Berlin Wall … Continue reading

Jul 11, 2016

GHOSTS OF BERLINS PAST

Here is another delicious visual “goodie” from a popular Berlin daily, “Der Tagesspiegel”: a series of photos of Berlin´s regular as well as U-Bahn and S-Bahn railway stations, including the … Continue reading

Jan 13, 2016

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