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WHEN GÖRLI WAS A BAHNHOF: THE STORY OF A VANISHED STATION

Many places in Berlin continue to exist today in nothing but curious, often old-fashioned names. Gone is the ski-jump which was the namesake for Zehlendorf’s Sprungschanzestraße; gone the vineyards and … Continue reading

Sep 13, 2018 · 8 Comments

GÖRLITZER BAHN BRÜCKE TODAY

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

Jan 16, 2014

YOU ARE HERE: GÖRLITZER BAHN BRÜCKE

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

Jan 14, 2014 · 4 Comments

SPOTTED IN PASSING: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Looking at this building I often think that beauty is just a question of putting things in the right light. In the right light even the moloch from Urbanhafen, built … Continue reading

Jun 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

UP AND AWAY WITH U1: FROM GÖRLITZER BAHNHOF TO KOTTBUSSER TOR

I admit, Kottbusser Tor is my least favourite U1 station. It might even be my least favourite station in Berlin as such. It´s not the station´s fault – the place … Continue reading

Dec 1, 2012

UP AND AWAY WITH U1: FROM SCHLESISCHES TOR TO GÖRLITZER BAHNHOF

The next section of Kreuzberg line of U1: from Schlesisches Tor to the 3rd station, Görlitzer Bahnhof. Until 1926 “U-Bahnhof Görlitzer Bahnhof” – named after one of the big Berlin … Continue reading

Nov 30, 2012 · 4 Comments

TODAY IN KREUZBERG: NOVEMBER 12

Speeding things up a bit, however, not without a reason: many of the days that passed between October 1st and November 2th were already covered in this blog last year. … Continue reading

Nov 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

TODAY IN KREUZBERG: SEPTEMBER 13 – GÖRLITZER BAHNHOF

1866 After more less a year of construction the first train departs from the freshly finished Görlitzer Bahnhof. The station was designed by August Orth, who also gave Berlin Emmaus … Continue reading

Oct 5, 2012 · 3 Comments

MUSIC SOOTHES THE SOUL: BIG STU & CHEESEPIE TAKE IT TO GÖRLI

I admit that never before have I heard of Big Stu or Cheesepie, two charming and very obviously non-American (for so I thought before I was told they are actually … Continue reading

Jan 25, 2012 · 4 Comments

TODAY IN KREUZBERG: JANUARY, 19th

1924 In Berlin a new tramway-line, number 191, opened its steel arms to welcome grateful passengers. It spanned proud 14.2 km between Görlitzer Bahnhof (one of the main railway stations in pre-war Berlin, … Continue reading

Jan 19, 2012 · 4 Comments

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