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1933 was an ugly year. Open almost any edition of Vossische Zeitung from that time – Tante Voss was among the most popular German newspapers and the most widely read Berlin … Continue reading
Stunning lights designed by Bruno Möhring for Oranienplatz Brücke (his work as well) in Kreuzberg. In the mid-1920s both the bridge spanning the canal and all the decorative elements were … Continue reading
Imagine you open a drawer or a suitcase somebody left you and find a treasure: dozens of wonderful black-and-white photos of a place which, upon the first glance, is impossible … Continue reading
Berliner Morgenpost, we salute you! Here is Kreuzberg in historical photos matched against those of today. Welcome to our “barrio”!:-) (Please, click the image to enter)
Here is a little more detailed description of the historic image included in our previous post – considering the great interest it awoke, it is very much worth explaining a … Continue reading
A wooden model of the U-Bahnhof Görlitzer Bahnhof (originally called “Oranienstrasse”) on display at a small surgery in Liegnitzer Platz.
The – rather sparse – architecture between Reichenberger Straße and Kottbusser Straße right before Kottbusser Tor in the 1970s. Today, it is one of the busiest corners of Berlin within … Continue reading
This original 1979 film has already been featured on kreuzberged before but because of its immense historic as well as sentimental value we are going to present it again. It … Continue reading
War Games The US forces stationed in West Berlin practising their “street guerilla” skills in Wrangelkiez in SO 36 (East Kreuzberg) in 1980. The “soldier” is standing in front of … Continue reading
Spotted in passing on the corner Waldemar- and Adalberstrasse, Berlin – Kreuzberg.
Spotted in Reichenberger Strasse in SO36.
Spotted in Mariannenstrasse, Berlin-Kreuzberg.
After what feels like months but in fact lasted just over one week, the occupation of the Gerhardt-Hauptmann-Schule in Ohlauer Strasse in Kreuzberg is over. A group of mostly African … Continue reading
The 1950s petrol station in Muskauer Strasse in Berlin-Kreuzberg. Pay in DM, please.
1852 Between 1849 and 1852 this street located in SO36 (Eastern Kreuzberg), now probably most famous for its fantastic people´s market hall Martkhalle IX, was called Lübbener Strasse after a … Continue reading
Spotted in Adalbertstrasse in Berlin-Kreuzberg.
Since the latest measures to curb drug-dealing kicked in and the policemen and policewomen can be seen doing their beat through the park on regular basis, Görlitzer Park looks astoundingly … Continue reading
Thanks to Robin, who not only runs a great new tour following the story and the imperial moustache of Kaiser Wilhelm II but also seems to know what the international … Continue reading
Inspired by and drunk on the recent success of our 100 Favourite German Words cloud published on Slow Travel Berlin, we have decided to make a street-name cloud for Berlin-Kreuzberg. The … Continue reading
Spotted in passing in Reichenberger Strasse in Kreuzberg SO 36.
Oh, we do know a good photo when we see one and here we saw a-plenty of them: Martin Wolf´s photo series from May 1st celebrations in Kreuzberg. Found through … Continue reading
The title of Vittorio de Sicca´s 1948 film sounds so romantic and melodious that it´s hard to believe that it means the same as Fahrraddiebe. While German as a language … Continue reading
Only a month ago an annual police report issued in Berlin informed us that in 2013 as many as 26,513 Berlin bicycles changed their owners without the actual owners´permission. In … Continue reading
Here´s a little repetition for our new readers (especially those living in one of the mentioned streets)- a text just as true today as it was exactly a year ago. … Continue reading
If you could design Kottbusser Tor anew what would your design be like? If you were Dali, you´d most likely chop the viaduct in half, put a giraffe in the … Continue reading
You like to listen? You like the radio? You like adventure? Then it is time to get In The Dark at their next event at “Madame Claude” in Lübbener Straße … Continue reading
Here´s a bit of a memory lane: the previous post about the coin flipping for the mayor´s seat for the new borough of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg reminded me of last year´s Battle … Continue reading
A couple of months ago, in the bleakest of the bleak Berlin midwinter when the temperatures fell seriously below “Friendly” (or during those only two weeks when it actually got … Continue reading
What kreuzberged.com is looking forward to this week: A great film by a great director with great actors AND made in Berlin-Brandenburg and Görlitz. At the cinemas in Berlin and beyond from … Continue reading
Sometimes one photo says more than a hundred books. And although often it is impossible to “read” the image – to recognise what or whom it presents – without living … Continue reading
It´s official. The most popular German crime series, Tatort (The Scene of Crime) – a Sunday evening TV affair sweeping the streets of the Republic empty as if by magic, … Continue reading
Well, it seems that the story of Görlitzer Park´s “Untergang” has entered another chapter. And if you thought the situation was bad in summer then, well, think again. As “Tagesspiegel” … Continue reading
Brightly lit windows of USCHI NATION bar on the corner of Reichenberger Strasse 111 and Liegnitzer Strasse 12.
WordPress, our mother-ship carrying us through the Deep Space of Blogging, has just informed us that exactly three years ago, on January 21st 2011 kreuzberged.com published its very first post:-) … Continue reading
From Kevin Rumley for Crop The Block project: a short film about Schlesische Strasse and the importance of being one with the place where you live. Well made, witty and … Continue reading
It is easy to forget that there is so much more to Görlitzer Park that only drug dealers and the tsunami of rubbish washing over it on daily basis in … Continue reading
What a coincidence, meine Damen und Herren:-) Only yesterday the best local TV news programme, RBB Abendschau, in its new and as always fascinating series about the little secrets of … Continue reading
Almost exactly two months have passed since our last report about the problems faced by the small local cleaner´s in Skalitzer Strasse 70 (the post available here). Frau Scheffler, the … Continue reading
Here is a little follow-up to the last text in the YOU ARE HERE series – the one about Hermann Rückwardt´s 1896 photo of Görlitz Railway Bridge spanning the banks … Continue reading
Hard to believe but this rather sparsely furnished landscape is one of the busiest Berlin neighbourhoods today. According to the statistics, at the end of 2010 there were some 12,164 … Continue reading
Spotted on the corner of Oranienstrasse and Manteuffelstrasse in Kreuzberg 36 (SO 36). One of several current personal favourites and a direct neighbour to the famous “Hanging Animals”. Painted by … Continue reading
On December 3rd, 1866, a cold and damp Berlin winter day, the country and the king were in mourning: General Ernst von Pfuel was dead. Gone was the man who … Continue reading
Spotted in Admiralstrasse in SO36.
An amazing painting by Hans Baluschek, dating back to 1929. Today it is part of the collection of Stadtmuseum Berlin. Der Großstadtwinkel is also known under another title as Der … 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