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YOU ARE HERE: CHRISTMAS AT THE WALL IN 1961

An illuminated Christmas tree on the corner of Zimmer Strasse and Lindenstrasse in December 1961. The corner building will soon be demolished along with the rest of the block to make … Continue reading

Dec 28, 2015

THERE IS ALWAYS A TRACE – ZVI HECKER MEMORIAL IN AXEL-SPRINGER-STRASSE (OLD LIDENSTRASSE)

“The memorial, designed by Zvi Hecker together with Eyal Weizman and the artist Micha Ullman, is made of rows of concrete benches built in the exact location of the benches … Continue reading

Nov 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

YOU ARE HERE: IG-METALL-HAUS

This impressive house on the corner of Linden- and Alte Jakobstrasse was designed by Erich Mendelsohn and Rudolph Reichel and built between 1929 and 1930 for the powerful Industriegewerkschaft Metall … Continue reading

Sep 12, 2013

TODAY IN KREUZBERG: APRIL 6th – HAYDN IN JERUSALEMKIRCHE

1802 At Jerusalemkirche in Lindenstrasse in Kreuzberg the noble crowds are gathering to listen to a maginificent work of orchestral music: Die sieben letzten Worte unseres Erlösers am Kreuze (The … Continue reading

Apr 6, 2013

TODAY IN KREUZBERG: DECEMBER 23rd

On with it – January is almost over:) 1940 Otto Rudolf Salvisberg, architect, dies in a skiing accident (actually, he had a heart attack while skiing) in Arosa in his … Continue reading

Jan 24, 2013

TODAY IN KREUZBERG: NOVEMBER 16

And yet again I am going backwards. But, hey, time´s relative anyway! So back to 1999… 1999 Daniel Liebeskind receives the German Architecture Award for his design of the Jewish … Continue reading

Nov 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

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