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BERLIN PAST: KREUZBERG IN THE 1970s AND TODAY

Trust the “Berliner Morgenpost” to make your day: whether a chance reader or a subscriber; whether you prefer their paper edition (which finds its way into our mailbox each morning) … Continue reading

Nov 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

TODAY IN BERLIN: VATER ZILLE IS DEAD

Heinrich Zille, the legendary Berlin character, illustrator and photographer, died on August 9, 1929. His works documenting the life of the poorest and of the lower classes in general, with … Continue reading

Aug 9, 2016

THE KREUZBERG OF MR OSTERKAMP

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

Apr 16, 2016

SPOTTED IN PASSING: HEADING FOR KOTTI

Spotted in Admiralstrasse, Berlin-Kreuzberg.

Feb 22, 2016

EMPTY CORNERS

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

Jun 21, 2015

YOU ARE HERE: KOTTBUSSER TOR IN 1901

On the 10th of September 1896 on the corner of Gitschiner Strasse and Alexandrinnenstrasse the construction workers employed to build a new Hochbahn – the elevated railway line which was, … Continue reading

Mar 2, 2015 · 3 Comments

REEDS or KOTTI NATURALLY

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

Apr 15, 2014

YOU ARE HERE: “ZUR LINDE” AT KOTTBUSSER TOR

This small restaurant or rather an inn used to stand on the corner of Skalitzer- and Admiralsstrasse 38 in SO36 at the old Kottbusser Tor. It was an important meeting point … Continue reading

Apr 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

AS TIME GOES BY – HISTORIC IMAGES OF KREUZBERG

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

Mar 4, 2014

SPOTTED IN PASSING: LIGHT IS ALWAYS BRIGHTER ON THE OTHER SIDE

Spotted in Dresdener Strasse yesterday around noon (the image has not been touched up).

Dec 3, 2012

MUSIC SOOTHES THE SOUL: SEEED RETURNS WHILE TRUMPETS BLAST

I needed a while to see its beauty. After listening to Molotov for the first time my enthusiasm for Seeed´s new album hat sich sehr in grenzen gehalten (was pretty … Continue reading

Oct 7, 2012 · 2 Comments

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