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FLIGHT FROM HELL: BERLIN IN APRIL 1945

In March 1945 the Third Reich authorities issued an order that turned a section of the Nazi-built Ost-West-Achse – an impressive Tiergarten boulevard known as Charlottenburger Chaussee before and as … Continue reading

May 1, 2020 · 2 Comments

Protected: TODAY IN BERLIN: FIRE AND FURY AT THE KROLL-OPERA

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THE KLINGELBRÜCKE OR WHY IT PAYS TO READ FONTANE

In November 1872 Theodor Fontane – journalist, author, glorious hypochondriac and Berlin´s most famous ex-apothecary (he worked, among others, in the hospital pharmacy at the Bethanien Hospital in Kreuzberg) – … Continue reading

Nov 14, 2017 · 4 Comments

BERLIN BRUSHES: MAX LIEBERMANN

To celebrate the first proper snowfall this winter here is another wonderful Berlin painting: “Snow in the Tiergarten” – view from Max Liebermann´s studio at Pariser Platz as seen by … Continue reading

Jan 6, 2016

GET ON THE SLOW TRAIN

Let us take a pause from the fast-paced day and enjoy another wonderful film about the old Berlin. This time, courtesy of the Stadtmuseum Berlin, we have a unique chance … Continue reading

Dec 17, 2015 · 4 Comments

BERLIN PAST PERFECT: HERE´S WHERE THE STORY ENDS

Two East German girls standing at the border post in Unter den Linden / Pariser Platz before the Brandenburg Gate, with the West Berlin Siegessäule visible in the background (1960s … Continue reading

Aug 31, 2015

SUMMER IN THE CITY: SPLASHING IN THE TIERGARTEN

Hot summer in the city and Berlin’s oldest park, the Tiergarten, in the 1950s: people did with what they had and they obviously made the best of it. Sometimes with … Continue reading

Aug 26, 2015

YOU ARE HERE: FLOATING IN TIERGARTEN

Here is a lovely image of a lady relaxing in an inflatable boat on a little lake in Berlin´s oldest park, the Tiergarten, some time in the early 1950s. With … Continue reading

Feb 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

BERLIN BRUSHES: TIERGARTEN BY LESSER URY

Feb 16, 2015 · 3 Comments

KEMPERPLATZ IN BERLIN-TIERGARTEN

  This beautiful plaza on the southern edge of the park of Tiergarten, once of the finest and most frequented places in Berlin, is completely gone today. What remains is … Continue reading

Jan 21, 2015

SPOTTED IN PASSING: NEW LAND

Despite my apparent “total, utter and complete” Kreuzbergophilia, I do venture out of SW61/SO36 to enjoy the beauty of many other corners of the city, too. And although the air … Continue reading

Feb 16, 2014

SPOTTED IN PASSING: DIE GOLDELSE

Spotted during an impromptu walk through Moabit and Tiergarten: Die Goldelse (Siegessäule) above Berlin.

Feb 4, 2014 · 7 Comments

WALKING THROUGH BERLIN IN 1929

Another diamond dug up on You Tube a while ago will be perfect viewing now that we are on the brink of summer ourselves. Filmed in Berlin in the summer … Continue reading

Apr 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

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