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SPOTTED IN PASSING: BALKON VORM SOMMER

Although these balconies in Blücherstrasse in Berlin-Kreuzberg still need to be made fit for the summer, they are a fascinating and pretty obsolete view in the new, well-polished Berlin. I … Continue reading

Feb 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

SPOTTED IN PASSING: CHURCH CORNERS

Spotted at Heiliger-Kreuz-Kirche in Blücher-/Zossener Strasse in Kreuzberg 61.

Oct 28, 2013

TODAY IN KREUZBERG: OCTOBER 27th – KIRCHE ZUM HEILIGEN KREUZ VOR DEM HALLESCHEN THORE IN BERLIN

Should you have been looking for His Majesty Kaiser Wilhelm II and his lovely spouse, Kaiserin Auguste Viktoria on October 27th 1888, then the surest way to find them would … Continue reading

Oct 28, 2013

IN BLÜCHERSTRASSE FILM ATELIER IN 1908

What a lovely find! Here is a photo of Oskar Messter´s director Carl Froehlich filming Regimentstochter in Blücherstrasse film atelier in 1908. Oskar Messter is the second gentleman from the … Continue reading

Apr 9, 2013

“KÜNSTLERBLUT” – FROM OSKAR MESSTER´S FILM STUDIOS IN KREUZBERG

As a little follow-up to the post about Kreuzberg film studios of Oskar Messter, here is a song from his 1909 film Künstlerblut: Gassenbubenlied filmed in Blücherstrasse 31/32 and produced … Continue reading

Apr 9, 2013

SPOTTED IN PASSING: THE MAGIC OF NEW BEGINNINGS

Spotted yesterday in Blücherstrasse. It turned out to be a quotation from Hermann Hesse´s wonderful poem called Stages which you will find below.   Stages by Hermann Hesse (from the … Continue reading

Sep 22, 2012

THE CEMETARY WALLS

It is not hard to guess where the cemetery walls´ irresistible allure comes from. Ask any invisible street artist – and I dare say anyone who paints anything with a … Continue reading

Sep 21, 2012

TODAY IN KREUZBERG: AUGUST 26 – FROM PIONIERWEG TO THE VINEGAR FACTORY

At least two events dated August 26th are worth mentioning today and both took place in the first half of the 19th century. 1813 The sandy road connecting Hallesches Tor … Continue reading

Aug 29, 2012

TODAY IN KREUZBERG: JUNE 30th

1836 What Elisabeth-Kinder-Krankenhaus (today KEH Krankenhaus Lichtenberg or Diakonissen Krankenhaus), the city historian and town registrar Johann Fidicin, writer Alfred Döblin (the author of the novel of the Weimar Republic era … Continue reading

Jul 5, 2012 · 3 Comments

SPOTTED IN PASSING: TWINS

It is truly amazing how many things go unnoticed only because we do not look up. Or we do but Nature failed to equip us with 24x Über-zoom with Zeiss … Continue reading

Sep 6, 2011 · 7 Comments

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